Patty Diaz-Andrade

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Founding Executive Director, OneGoal Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

Patty Diaz-Andrade is the founding executive director of OneGoal Massachusetts. Prior to joining OneGoal, Patty led the Strategic Data Project fellowship program at the Center for Education Policy Research, Harvard University. Patty began her career in education as a teacher in New York City.

She holds a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. from Columbia University and a doctorate from New York University. She and her husband, Marcelino, are proud parents to a 14-month old son, Noah.

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Posted May 26, 2016

I Didn’t Get to #ProofPointDay on My Own

Weeks ago I attended a gala for a local nonprofit that was held in a beautiful historic courthouse, overlooking the…

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Posted June 6, 2019
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I’m One of the Most Well-Known LGBTQ Teachers in the US and I Was Called Out by a Fourth-Grader for Failing to Be Gender Neutral

I messed up today. I messed up, and a nine-year-old called me out. In front of the whole class. That’s right, one of the most…

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Posted June 5, 2019

The Discomfort of White Adults Should Never Take Priority Over the Success of Our Black and Brown Students

“I didn’t come here to teach those kinds of kids.” It’s alarming to think that adults charged with helping students of color succeed in school…

By Michael Prihoda

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Posted June 7, 2019
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‘I Knew it Was Time to Leave My Classroom. I Hope 20 Years Was Enough.’

Every tough decision comes with some measure of remorse for what could have been. As I finish out my 20th and final year as a…

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