“Education in the Time of Coronavirus”: Sign up for Jesse Hagopian’s Free Webinar for Parents, Educators, & Students

I'm excited to announce that I am collaborating with the Speak Out public speaking center to put on this free webinar to talk about how we can pursue social justice education in a time of mass school closures. I will talk about my own experience trying to homeschool my children during this time, share resources …

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Petition to Support Students & Communities During Mass School Closures–Diary of a Teacher During the Coronavirus Crisis, Entry #2

During this period of mass school closures around the country and around the world due to COVID-19, Seattle teacher Jesse Hagopian is going to share his experience with educating his kids at home and helping social movements to promote public health. Below is Jesse's "Diary Entry #2" that contains a petition to help students and communities during this crisis. You can follow these posts at http://www.IAmAnEducator.com

Black To School With The New Book, “Teaching for Black Lives”: “Every school in the country needs this.”

It has been exhilarating to read the reviews that are steaming in about Teaching for Black Lives, the new book I co-edited with Dr. Dyan Watson and Dr. Wayne Au. Recent reviews include The Washington Post who called the book, “A handbook to help all educators fight racism” and Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the …

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Livestream the Revolt: Educators in Solidarity with Oklahoma Strikers

LIVESTREAM "Educators in Revolt: Solidarity with Oklahoma," is a forum taking place in Seattle at the King Country Labor Temple on Saturday March 31st.  This forum will feature educators from West Virginia, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Seattle who have been leading strikes and mass protests to defend teachers and public education.  The forum will be livestreamed  …

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Seattle Teacher: Dear Betsy DeVos, You’re Not Welcome Here

This article was first published at The Progressive. Dear Betsy DeVos, My name is Jesse Hagopian and I teach ethnic studies at Seattle’s Garfield High School. I hope you didn’t just stop reading this letter after you heard the subject I am teaching—I urge you to keep reading. I am writing in regards to the …

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