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Push for Social Change

Zulma Perez-Estrella, a Chicana STEM teacher, understands why experimentation, perseverance and family define the path to professional success. Here's why she chooses to teach students about the quality of health and resources people receive.

Shape Our Understanding

Teachers can use their expertise to help students become thoughtful consumers of news and information. Because most of what we consume today comes from online news sources, teachers can be seen as the defenders of our democracy, and the developers for future generations who will demand truth.

Make History Every Day

Maria has received a Fulbright, is a Teach for America fellow, heads up the History department at her school and still makes time to share coffee with her wife, Lis. In this article, Maria digs into some of the significance of being part of the LGBTQIA+ community in and out of the classroom.

Find Your Voice

Joseph Kang believes that "teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions." Get a load of this wisdom, and more, in his writeup about the Talk to a Teacher program in Kansas City.

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