Sandy Abraham

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Associate Director of Human Capital Performance and Pathways, Breakthrough Schools

Cleveland, Ohio

Sandy Abraham is a former teacher who now leads the retention and development efforts for teachers and leaders at Breakthrough Schools in Cleveland, Ohio. Before joining Breakthrough, she worked for Teach For America leading the development of high school science teachers, grappling with new ways to teach science and challenge teachers.

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Posted Feb. 10, 2015

3 Reasons I’ve Become a Believer in Charter Schools

Charter or traditional? Everyone in the education field will eventually be faced with this question, whether they are considering a…

By Sandy Abraham

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Posted Jan. 7, 2015

Praise Is Not Necessarily Respect, Teachers Deserve More

Sandy Abraham is a former teacher who now leads the retention and development efforts for teachers and leaders at Breakthrough…

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Posted July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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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 26, 2021

We All Hate Professional Development, But Some of Y’all Need It

Teachers enjoy the summer break, too. However, depending on when school gets out, summer vacation may be winding down already. If that is the case…

By Andrew Pillow

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