Melissa Revuelta

Educator and Professional Development Coach, Long Beach Unified School District

Long Beach, California

Melissa Revuelta is a professional development coach for Long Beach Unified School District in California. Melissa works with educators and students to implement Common Core standards in the classroom.

Melissa taught science and history at Cabrillo High School for over 10 years. Previously, she was the advisor to Adventures in College and Career Readiness (AVID) and Embracing Latina Leadership Alliances (ELLAS), programs designed to prepare young Latinas for college, leadership and life.

A graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, Melissa is engaged in community service and mentors many of her former students. Melissa has worked with the Proposition 38 campaign to provide more funding for public schools in California.

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Posted Sep. 19, 2017

7 Days Before Graduation My Student Disappeared, But That’s Not What Made Me Cry

I remember the first time I saw her walking down the school corridor like she owned the place. She did.…

By Melissa Revuelta

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Posted Oct. 13, 2017

Making the Case for More Men of Color in Early Education

As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity to succeed. Parents rely on us to ensure their children are armed with…

By Royston Maxwell Lyttle

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Posted Oct. 11, 2017

I’m Not From Nashville But I Can Tell Their Black and Brown Kids Are Getting Cheated Out of Good Schools

“You’re from Chicago—you can’t tell us anything about Nashville!” This is what I’m expecting to hear from the anti-reform people who read this blog. But…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Oct. 11, 2017

Stop Berating Black and Brown Parents Over Charters (and Give Your Twitter Fingers a Rest)

I read too many education arguments for my own good. It’s a known issue in my household. The argument I find most cringe-inducing is the…

By Nate Bowling

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