Tracey Wiley

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Influencer and Education Advocate

New Orleans, Louisiana

Tracey Wiley is a NOLA native, and it runs through her veins. She lives a very full life with her husband and two children and believes in work, life, and style, balance is key. Tracey is passionate about public education and equality in educational opportunities for all children—with a special focus on the children of New Orleans.

Tracey has worked in the media, professional sports, and fitness industries, and is now taking NOLA by storm as the NOLAConnector. Tracy is also a blog manager with Citizen Education.

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Posted July 27, 2020

As a Mom, I’m Scared AF About Schools Reopening

With the reopening of school approaching, I can’t lie, I’m scared AF! As a parent, it is my job to…

By Tracey Wiley

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Posted June 5, 2020

My 7-Year-Old Son Asked Me About George Floyd and It Almost Broke Me

So look. I’m pissed. The other night my 7-year-old son asked me, “What were all those people doing on TV?”…

By Tracey Wiley

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Posted Aug. 7, 2020

James Baldwin’s ‘Talk to Teachers’ Is Just as Relevant Today

As I sit here, processing my thoughts on the severity of events that are currently grappling our nation, I reflect on the historical circumstances that…

By Jorge Santos

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Posted Aug. 10, 2020
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If You Want Justice, Teach Kids How to Read

In 1990, I was a brand-new teacher in an unusual environment: a Chicago alternative high school where teens and young adults could earn their diplomas…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Aug. 10, 2020
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America, I Know You’re Tired: A Letter From a Virtual Teacher

Dear America, Let me get this out of the way first thing: I am a public school teacher, and I wish I were in the…

By Jay Wamsted

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