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About Sonya Douglass, Ed.D.
Sonya Douglass, Ed.D., is Associate Professor of Education Leadership in the Department of Organization and Leadership and Founding Director of the Black Education Research Collective (BERC) at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, New York, USA. Her research examines the politics of race and inequality in education leadership, policy, and reform. She has authored/edited five books and published numerous book chapters and articles exploring the complex legacy of school desegregation and the politics and paradox of race in U.S. schools and society.
About The LP: Literature in Practice
UnboundEd's goal is to instill the GLEAM™ (Grade-Level, Engaging, Affirming, and Meaningful) instructional framework into classrooms across the nation with professional development, curated programs, and now with a brand new podcast series, The LP: Literature in Practice. Host Brandon White interviews the authors of today’s thought-provoking educational literature and connects the text to GLEAM.
About Brandon White
Brandon White is a former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. He has worked for seven years as a servant leader intern and site coordinator for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Summer Literacy Programs in Rochester. He has also advocated for these practices through his participation in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Advisory Council and through providing professional development at BMGF-sponsored Elevate and Celebrate Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Conferences.
- Book: So Much Reform, So Little Change by Charles M. Payne
- Database: Democratic Schools – Education Revolution by Alternative Education Resource Organization
- Toolkit: Quality Criteria for Systems of Performance Assessment for School, District, and Network Leaders by the Learning Policy Institute
Organization: Black Education Research Collective