MDonnell Tenner

Guest Blogger

Educator

Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota

MDonnell Tenner is the author of the 240 Ways to Close the Achievement GAP Series and CEO of Diverse K12 Jobs.

Tenner received his undergraduate a degree in sports management with a minor in business administration at Southwest Minnesota State University. He went on to earn his master’s degree in educational administration from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, along with his K-12 principal certification and superintendency certification. He is currently completing his doctorate in education leadership and policy studies from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and graduated from the National Superintendents Academy in Chicago, Illinois.

He has been credited with increasing student and parent attendance and engagement, instituting programs such as STEM and STEAM into underserved districts and using innovative techniques to encourage new ways of learning

Tenner is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Tenner as well as a proven, creative “out-of-the–box” educator who gets results. His daily mental mantra is “He thought I was worth saving.”

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Posted July 12, 2017

You’ve Heard About the Achievement Gap. Here’s 10 Ways Communities Can Help Close It.

During the new millennium, the United States faces a vital challenge—the challenge of closing the academic achievement gap between Caucasian…

By MDonnell Tenner

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Posted Feb. 19, 2019

You Know You Love Teaching When You’re on Maternity Leave and Stop to Talk to a Former Student

#LoveTeaching Week is a grassroots campaign started by teachers in 2015 as an opportunity to celebrate teaching, leading, and learning in a way that unites…

By Heidi Crumrine

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Posted Feb. 19, 2019

Here’s How We Made Sure My Student’s Dying Father Didn’t Miss Her Graduation

#LoveTeaching Week is a grassroots campaign started by teachers in 2015 as an opportunity to celebrate teaching, leading, and learning in a way that unites…

By Becky Mitchell

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Posted Feb. 14, 2019

Black Lives Matter in Schools This Month and Every Damn Month

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, I had the honor of speaking at the Black Lives Matter in Schools Week of Action rally. The audience was…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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