Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber

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Teacher

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 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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