Tauheedah Baker-Jones’ experiences with intersections across race, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity, have given her a unique view into how children can be adversely affected by educational inequity and marginalization. She has spent the past 19 years working to ensure that every child is provided with an excellent and equitable learning environment in every classroom, every day. She has served in leadership roles across K-12 within the district, charter, non-profit, and higher education sectors and received numerous awards including a recognition by President Barack Obama as a White House Community Leader in Education.
How professional learning improves teacher and student outcomes: Examining the evidenceThis webinar will examine what we know from research about the relationship between effective professional learning and improved teaching and learning outcomes. See examples of how states, districts, and schools document the ways in which their professional learning leads to improvement. Gain strategies to determine if professional learning is having […]
‘Equity work is not a zero-sum game’Tauheedah Baker-Jones is Atlanta Public Schools’ first chief equity and social justice officer. She developed and now oversees the district’s Center for Equity and Social Justice and the district’s equity framework. She shared some of her experiences and learnings, as well as reflections on how districts can enable equity officers […]