Teneicesia White

Guest Blogger

Dean of Students, Aurora Collegiate Academy

Memphis, Tennessee

Teneicesia White has been education for 11 years. A former social studies teacher and instructional coach for Memphis City and Shelby County schools, Teneicesia’s passion for public education is evident every day as she interacts with the bright smiles and young minds of students. She is a wife, mother and woman of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She currently serves as the dean of students at Aurora Collegiate Academy.

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

The Worst Thing About Being a Homeless Student Was the Hunger

Have you ever been so hungry that it caused you physical pain? I’m not talking the kind of hunger that sneaks up when you’ve realized…

By Lizzy Shoben

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Posted Nov. 10, 2017

Could This Teacher and Leadership Program Be Part of the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Chicago Schools?

In most urban school districts, “turnaround” is a dirty word. Turnaround schools are first identified as failing and left to languish for some time in…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

I Didn’t Want My Students to Have to Choose Between Hunger and Making Friends

I have a weakness. I’m not good at saying no. Last summer, I was invited to attend a focus group on school breakfast at the…

By Angela Homan

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