Gabrielle Pike

Guest Blogger

Instructional Coach, Chicago Public Schools

Chicago, Illinois

Gabrielle Pike, M.Ed., has worked as an educator in Chicago for six years, first as a low incidence special educator and now as an instructional coach. She is a two-time Golden Apple Teacher of the Year nominee and an active member of the teacher-led non-profit Educators 4 Excellence where she contributes to policy and advocacy efforts.

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Posted Sep. 29, 2016

What We’re Saying When We Don’t Talk to Students About Violence in Chicago

Chicago students witness many different acts of violence in their local communities. In just the past year, there have been…

By Eliza Bryant, Gabrielle Pike

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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…

By Julien Broomfield

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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…

By Zachary Wright 

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