Educator, author, and leader Shawn Joseph, shares his passion for social justice and discusses his work advocating for equity in education, shedding light on what he calls the “silent crisis” in literacy instruction. In this episode, you’ll hear about his experience as a former superintendent of several large urban districts and learn how he fostered achievement in all of his students.
“You have millions of children in the country who have not been given a civil right: the right to read.”
“If we don’t speak up and speak out, the inequities will continue.”
Becoming a Data Champion in 6 Steps by Shawn Joseph
A research paper written by Shawn, titled School District Grow Your Own Principal Preparation Programs: Effective Elements and Implications for Graduate Schools of Education
A podcast discussion guide to share with your colleagues
Shawn’s book, The Principal's Guide to the First 100 Days of the School Year
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