Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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Greeley, Colorado

Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber has been a high school science educator for 13 years. Currently she teaches AP environmental science, environmental science, and anatomy and physiology at Northridge High School in Colorado.

Yajaira is the AP instructional lead and has served as the National Honor Society adviser and as a part of multiple school committees over the years. She earned a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from California Coast University, a master’s in science education from Oregon State University and a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Texas in Brownsville.

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

If You Are Latina and They Say You Can’t Achieve, I’m Here to Say Si Se Puede!

As a sixth-grader, I stood near my new school’s entrance, trying to find solace in a corner. It was my…

By Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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Posted July 29, 2021

You Can and Must Foster Belonging, Acceptance, and Support for Your LGBTQIA+ Students. It’s a Matter of Life and Death.

Many young people see belonging as a quest to fit in, but it’s so much deeper than that. Belonging means accepting, celebrating, and including our…

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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…

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Posted Aug. 3, 2021

Expert Q&A: Focusing on Teacher Well-Being Benefits Students

For more than 35 years, Donna Housman has been helping young children, their teachers and their caregivers build their emotional intelligence. At the Housman Institute,…

By Maureen Kelleher

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