Meet Our National Director

I started as a student teacher in the Bronx in 1997, then became a full-time high school teacher in LA Unified School District once I graduated from college. I taught Social Studies because my abiding passion is American History & American Government. I taught for four years and loved what…

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Kindness Twitter Chat Recap

Last night, we co-hosted a wonderful twitter chat with Dr. Neil Gupta, an Ohio-based education leader and member of our advisory board. The chat focused around a handful of questions about how kindness is currently being practiced in schools. Here’s a rundown of some of our favorite responses:Why is overtly…

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Improving Education for All Children

I’m personally devastated to know discrimination, intolerance, and hostility are so prevalent in America’s schools. It’s unacceptable. Students simply cannot learn and succeed if they are being harassed, bullied, or unnecessarily suspended. Recent research demonstrates how schools that intentionally and systematically teach and foster kindness enhance students’ sense of safety,…

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