Kayla  Morse Higgs

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Manger of Teaching and Learning, EdVestors

Boston, Massachusetts

Kayla Morse Higgs is manager of teaching and learning for the Zeroing in on Math initiative with EdVestors, a nonprofit school improvement organization. Kayla has served as a Boston Public Schools’ math facilitator and teacher leader, and an elementary educator in Boston Public Schools.

She has been featured in the digital edition of “Educational Leadership” magazine and collaborated with other Boston educators to write “Schools That Heal,” a published policy recommendation paper for both state and district stakeholders.

Kayla is an alumna of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in family, youth and community sciences, and a graduate of the Boston Teacher Residency Program with a master’s in education, specializing in elementary and special education.

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Posted June 22, 2020

To Create a Better Education System, Teachers Must Become Learners

As we all anxiously await a return to normal, the worst thing that could happen for schools is just that—return…

By Kayla Morse Higgs

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Posted July 29, 2021

You Can and Must Foster Belonging, Acceptance, and Support for Your LGBTQIA+ Students. It’s a Matter of Life and Death.

Many young people see belonging as a quest to fit in, but it’s so much deeper than that. Belonging means accepting, celebrating, and including our…

By Casey Pettit

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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