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Saturday, June 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Black Teachers Matter: Turning the Tide of Black Teacher Loss

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Baltimore has one of the highest rates of losing Black teachers in the US. We are attempting to bring some serious attention to this issue. This session will explore how we joined forces to produce a video about this disastrous trend and what we doing to be heard. We will watch the video, explore the local and national data, discuss solutions, brainstorm campaign slogans, and make campaign buttons to take away.

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Natalia Bacchus

Natalia Bacchus has been a Maryland public school educator since 2003. She has worked in Baltimore City schools since 2013 and in Montgomery County schools for 9 years prior. She has taught ESOL and has been a classroom teacher in 1st and 3rd grades. She currently works at Moravia Park Elementary School as an ESOL teacher, serves as the BTU Building Rep, and created a Union Chapter Committee. She has also worked for Refugee Youth Project (RYP) as a teacher in their after school programs and summer school. Natalia has also been a Teachers` Democracy Project Fellow since 2014, studying issues such as teacher evaluation, social justice curriculum, teacher unions, and restorative practices., Baltimore Movement of Rank and File Educators (BMORE) and Teachers Democracy Project
Natalia Bacchus has been a Maryland public school educator since 2003. She has worked in Baltimore City schools since 2013 and in Montgomery County schools for 9 years prior. She has taught ESOL and has been a classroom teacher in 1st and 3rd grades. She currently works at Moravia... Read More →
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Diamonte Brown

Diamonté Brown was born and raised in Baltimore and is now an English teacher at Renaissance Academy. Diamonté got her undergraduate degree in Sports Management and Communications from the University of Michigan and her masters in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University (online). Diamonté serves on several boards where she offers her advice in policy reform and mobilizing the community. Diamonté is committed to using her organizing skills and background in policy reform to contribute to the mission of BMORE., BMORE--Baltimore Movement of Rank and File Educators, Teachers' Democracy Project; Out for Justice
Diamonté Brown was born and raised in Baltimore and is now an English teacher at Renaissance Academy. Diamonté got her undergraduate degree in Sports Management and Communications from the University of Michigan and her masters in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 131