Teachers discuss the impact of implicit bias in their classrooms
Whitney Touchton, a participant in Parents Who Lead, led a session on implicit bias at the WJCT Teach Conference, bringing some of Duval County's top teachers to speak with more than 50 other educators about how to create a classroom environment where all students can thrive.Read More
The JPEF team is thrilled to welcome Coretta Hill as JPEF’s new Vice President.Read More
In a series of new questions in JPEF’s Annual Public Education Perceptions poll, Jacksonville residents shared their views on what makes a high quality school.Read More
As a child in her native Philippines, Sarah Pasion always took the teacher role when she and her young cousins played teacher and students in a pretend classroom. Now a 15-year veteran educator in Jacksonville, she was named the 2019 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year.
Nakeisha Tinsley teaches sixth, seventh, and eighth grade health and physical education at Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School, where she has taught for 23 years, her entire teaching career.Read More