Conversation on Teacher Diversity
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Howard University School of Education, the American Federation of Teachers, Teach For America and the Albert Shanker Institute, this panel discussed why teacher diversity is important and how it can be strengthened through recruitment, retention, and continued support for teachers of color.
Dr. John B King, Acting U.S. Secretary of Education
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO, Teach For America
Harry F. Preston V, teacher; Baltimore Teachers Union Teacher Leaders Program; Teacher for America alumnus
Moderator: Dr. Leslie Fenwick, Dean, Howard University School of Education