Brittny Ray-Crowell

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Teacher

Texarkana, Texas

Brittny Ray-Crowell teaches sophomore and junior AP English at Texas High School. A Fulbright ETA recipient, she taught English at Triamudomsuksa School of the North in Phitsanulok, Thailand. In 2013 she was named Richwood High School’s teacher of the year in Monroe, Louisiana.

Ray-Crowell is a feature writer for ALT and Four States Living Magazine and recently served as a co-organizer and curriculum coordinator for a regional ECET² convening.

She is currently a master’s in English candidate at Texas A&M-Texarkana. She is a graduate of Spelman College and a native of Texarkana, Texas.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2016

4 Things Every Teacher Should Do to Help Students Move Forward Post-Election

This election season was loud. It was polluted. It was a cacophony of sound that, despite all of our best…

By Brittny Ray-Crowell, Monica Washington

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Posted June 19, 2018

I Didn’t Want to Go to KIPP But Now I’m in College and I Totally Get It

It’s 5:45 a.m. on a Monday in mid-August. The year is 2006 and my mom is rapping on my bedroom door. “Julien! Time to get…

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Posted June 19, 2018

Teachers Shouldn’t Have to Wait Until Summer to Get Professional Development

The end of the school year is always my favorite time. With standardized assessments finished, it’s my time to finally breathe, slow down to reflect…

By Brian Lane Stanley

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Posted June 18, 2018

School Shootings Aren’t the Only Things School Police Officers Need to Train For

In light of recent school shootings, one of the proposed solutions has been to put more school police officers in schools. In the last 30…

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