Sandy Abraham

Guest Blogger

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…

By Sandy Abraham

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Posted Oct. 26, 2021

When We Let Go of Assumptions About What School Should Look Like, We Can Better Support the Whole Child

The Center on Reinventing Public Education has been a leader in tracking school districts’ responses to the pandemic and in showcasing innovations that could help…

By Robin Lake

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

Q&A With Sharif El-Mekki and Shareefah Mason: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

Shareefah Mason of Teach Plus and Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development (CBED) believe that schools can only recruit and retain Black…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 20, 2021

While We Debate Mandatory Vaccines for Teachers, It’s the Kids Who Suffer

I recently wrote a post urging us, as an educator community, to prioritize the health and safety of our students and fellow teaching colleagues as…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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