Teneicesia White

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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 May 24, 2017

I Made Every Phone Call, Sent Every Email, Text and Tweet So My Student Could Attend the College of Her Dreams

For two years in my English class, we had talked about her dreams of becoming an intelligence analyst at the CIA. Unlike some students, this…

By Anna Baldwin

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Posted May 24, 2017

When Paying Rent Is So Stressful That You Get Evicted, Arrested and Drop Out

During my senior year of high school, college was a subject I didn’t like to talk about. I knew I didn’t want to go, but…

By Kalil Warner

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Posted May 25, 2017

A Principal Helping Kids to Be the First in Their Family to Go to College, Just Like He Was

First-generation college student Vincent Gay started his journey on a wrestling scholarship at Edinboro University, near Erie, Pennsylvania. Early on, he got into such difficulty…

By Maureen Kelleher

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