How schools show up in this work matters now more than ever.

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Celebrating student agency, privileging creative ways of thinking, and trading control for vulnerability in our school systems.

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The World has Changed, and Yet Our Systems Lag


“The library card is a passport to wonders and miracles, glimpses into other lives, religions, experiences, the hopes and dreams and strivings of all human beings, and it is this passport that opens our eyes and hearts to the world beyond our front doors, that is one of our best hopes against tyranny, xenophobia, hopelessness, despair, anarchy, and ignorance.” — Libba Bray

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On asking the difficult questions, leading with empathy, and imagining how things might be otherwise.

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Perspectives on Teacher Professional Development


Will we disregard this year of remote teaching and return to business as usual, or will we treat this school year as a year of intentional learning?

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“There are uses to adversity, and they don’t reveal themselves until tested.” — Sonia Sotomayor

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Alyson Rumberger, Ed.D

Learner, teacher, author, scholar and passionate advocate of education.

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