Shareefah Nadir-Mason

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Teacher

Dallas, Texas

Shareefah Nadir-Mason is a 2020 Presidential Leadership Scholar and a Dallas ISD distinguished teacher who serves on the Texas State Board for Educator Certification. She is a Teach Plus Senior Research Fellow who has led extensive work on the recruitment and retention of teachers of color.

Shareefah is an author, a national workshop facilitator specializing in urban education and the Founder of ColorED Black and Brown!

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Posted June 3, 2020

George Floyd Is Proof America Needs More Black Teachers

America, 2020: A Black man is recorded being killed in broad daylight by a White police officer trained to “protect…

By Shareefah Nadir-Mason

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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 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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