Jul 11, 2022
About Roberto Germán
Roberto is an award-winning Dominican American educator with over 15 years of educational administrative experience. Since teaching 9th grade English, he has worked in and led schools from Prek to 12th grades in the public, private, and charter sectors. He has brought innovative leadership ideas to revamp school cultures in order to meet student needs and help them improve. His work is characterized by a passion for supporting young people, prioritizing social justice, and a dedication to excellence. Currently, he’s Co-Founder and Executive Director of Multicultural Classroom and lives in Tampa, FL.
About Lorena Germán
Lorena is a two time nationally awarded Dominican American educator focused on anti racist and anti bias education. She’s been featured in the New York Times, NPR, PBS, Rethinking Schools, EdWeek, Learning for Justice Magazine, and more. She published The Anti Racist Teacher: Reading Instruction Workbook, and Textured Teaching: A Framework for Culturally Sustaining Practices about curriculum & lesson development focused on social justice. She’s a co-founder of #DisruptTexts and Multicultural Classroom. Lorena is also the Chair of NCTE’s Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English. She lives in Tampa, Florida where she is a mami and wife- two of her most important roles.
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