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Leading Equity

Sep 24, 2018

About Joel Vargas

As vice president, Joel Vargas leads the JFF’s west coast office in Oakland, CA and leads the School & Learning Designs national team. He also researches and advises on state policies to promote improved high school and postsecondary success for underserved students. He has helped policymakers and...

Sep 17, 2018

About Betsy Burris, Ph.D.

Betsy Burris is founder of Teaching through Emotions (, an organization that supports teachers not just in surviving their toughest emotions about teaching but in turning those emotions into effective, rewarding, and sustainable teaching and learning experiences. She...

Sep 10, 2018

About Jeanne Dyches, Ph.D.

Dr. Jeanne Dyches is an assistant professor of secondary literacy education at Iowa State University where she researches the intersections between social justice and literacy ideologies and practices. Her scholarship investigates teachers and students’ critical engagements with canonical...

Sep 3, 2018

About Nadia Ward

Nadia L. Ward, M.Ed., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology), the Deputy Director of Clinical Training in Clinical and Community Psychology, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry; the Director of Urban Education & Prevention Research and Senior Evaluation Consultant with...