News and Views

Inspiration and Insight from the CATDC Community.


A Letter to Teachers

I spent a good part of the summer (and the months leading up to it) planning and co-facilitating Teaching Foundations in Southern California and the ...
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A Rising Tide Will Lift All Boats

My parents immigrated to the United States from Central America, and I began my school career as an English Language Learner. Having graduated from Saint ...
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Cultivating the Leadership Seed: My Journey with the CATDC

Debbie Reed began the first meeting of the Leadership Fellows Program with a story of her journey, when she was a girl, cutting out pictures ...
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Taking Off This Summer

As our school years finally end, and as we wrap up our culminating meetings in preparation for a quieter summer, I’m reminded of this powerful ...
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Summer Reading List: Emotional Resilience, Deep Learning, and Culturally Responsive Teaching

LEADERSHIP The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups Effective schools have collaborative environments where teachers and staff are free to be innovative. As ...
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Why Restorative Justice Practices and Community Matter More than Ever in the Era of School Shootings

This morning, like every morning when I park in a lot of the middle school where I am an assistant principal, questions flood my head ...
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