Kayla  Morse Higgs

Guest Blogger

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.


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 Feb. 26, 2021

February Is Black History Month. Periodt.

I swear I wasn’t trying to end Black History Month with white people and skinfolk that ain’t kinfolk foolery but … Yesterday my homie, Dr.…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

Want a National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s effect on schools—with inadequate technology,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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