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The Only Way Through is Together

As ongoing national events relentlessly remind us of the power of white supremacy, educators are working hard to have important and authentic conversations about race ...
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A Letter from Incoming Northern California Associate Director, Amanda Raynor

I want to express my joy and enthusiasm  about becoming the next Program Manager and Northern California Associate Director of Programs beginning July 1, 2022! ...
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A Letter from Incoming Southern California Director, Shauna Davis

I am truly honored to join the CATDC community and energized to continue evolving dynamic programs in partnership with CATDC’s forward-thinking team. As a participant ...
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Building Community for People of Color in Independent Schools

The year is 2009. I am a young teacher, eager to change the lives of my students. I have read the books, gained a mentor, ...
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Coaching: the Eyes, Ears and Wise Guidance We Need

Education is more than the information we accumulate in our heads. It’s the habits we develop as we keep revising our drafts and the skills ...
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What can jazz teach us about democracy…and our classrooms?

For you, what is important to know about America? Why does that matter? How might you impart this knowledge to your students? These questions are ...
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