Letisha Marrero

Guest Blogger

Senior Editor/Writer, The Education Trust

Washington, D.C.

Letisha Marrero is a senior writer and editor at The Education Trust. She brings more than 15 years of editorial experience across multimedia platforms—digital, mobile, broadcast, and print—to The Education Trust. In her role, she is responsible for the quality of content that appears on the website and in reports, briefs, and outside publications. In addition to writing blog posts, speeches, and newsletters, she also manages Ed Trust’s blog, The Equity Line.

Throughout her career, Letisha has created content and strategies for a myriad of websites, magazines, nonprofits, and government agencies. In recent years, she has served as director of content and social media for the Council for a Strong America, the Collage Group, and Enroll America. She is also a former managing editor at Nickelodeon and a published author.

A New Yorker by way of Southern California, Letisha holds a bachelor of arts from Pepperdine University in communications with a minor in Spanish.

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Posted Mar. 18, 2019

As Long as There’s White Privilege, We’re Going to Need Affirmative Action

Affirmative action: For years, some people have balked at it, while others have been actively trying to dismantle it. But…

By Letisha Marrero

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Posted Sep. 12, 2018

Parents Don’t Want Their Kids to Be Teachers But I Do

Recently, I overheard my daughter in the kitchen giving her friend instructions on how to make guacamole. She was so…

By Letisha Marrero

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Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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