Nate Easley

Executive Director, Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver, Colorado

Nate is currently the executive director of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, which provides students at local public schools with college counseling, scholarships, and financial aid and support. Prior to his work at DSF, Nate served as vice president for national and international programs at the Council for Opportunity in Education, in Washington, D.C., Nate was also a member of Denver’s Board of Education, where he was president from 2009 to 2011.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in student affairs in higher education, both from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in education from American University.

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Posted Dec. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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