Qiana McNary

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Talent Recruitment Manager, LEARN Charter School Network

Chicago, Illinois

Qiana McNary is a talent recruitment manager at LEARN Charter School Network. Previously she taught for Teach For America in Chicago and served as manager of recruitment.

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Posted Nov. 2, 2015

Through TFA I Became More Than a Teacher, I Became a Leader

As the daughter of two educators, it was instilled in me at an early age that education was necessary to…

By Qiana McNary

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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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