Cincinnati man driving push for more Black and brown male educators in schools

There’s a push to put more Black and brown male educators in preschool, and the man leading that charge is Carlton Collins. Collins in the program manager for the Literacy Lab and the Leading Men Fellowship Cincinnati (LMFC). His passion for filling this gap started years before this first-of-its-kind program. He created the Morehouse Education […]

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Addressing the need: Efforts are underway to recruit and retain Black male teachers in Minnesota

James Cannon remembers being the only Black kid in a class of white kids. Not only that, but of all of his K-12 teachers, he distinctly remembers the two Black teachers because there were so few. It’s been proven that representation makes a difference in a child’s life. Studies looking at Black boys in the […]

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Keeping Black Men In Front Of The Class

Of all the teachers in the U.S., only 2 percent are black and male. That news is bad enough. But it gets worse: Many of these men are leaving the profession. Just last month, a new study found that the number of black teachers in the public schools of nine cities dropped between 2002 and […]

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Black male teachers unite to create rare occurrence at Philadelphia school

“I can just be myself and teach,” he said of the job he loves. Butler is among the only 2% of teachers who are Black men. He and three other Black male teachers made a conscious decision to join forces at MLK High School. Denzil Flemming teaches Algebra. Michael Flemming teaches African American history, and […]

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MenTeach E-News July 2022

MenTeach E-News
July 2022

    • 1) Editorial: Eight-year-old author takes other children on an adventure of a lifetime
    • 2) Around 30% Of Teachers Are Males In Fiji
    • 3) ‘Black Men Teach Cleveland’ campaigns to encourage men of color to become teachers
    • 4) Normandale rebrands program to train Black male teachers
    • 5) Strong influences help mold 2022 U.S. Teacher of the Year
    • 6) New Jersey College Scholarship Aids Future Black Male School Teachers
    • 7) Just a quarter of a city teachers are men in United Kingdom
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Meet Ireland’s male pre-school teachers keen to banish gender stereotypes

A group of male pre-school teachers are keen to banish gender stereotypes linked with the childcare industry as they lead the way for men entering the sector. Mark Walsh, Eduardo Heredia and Maidar Gutierrez, who are employed as male childcare workers at Generation Education pre-school in Glounthaune, are calling for more career guidance counsellors in […]

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