Diverse Voices: Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education Empowers Teachers and Students in Duval County Schools

The Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education connects cultures, builds empathy


Within the halls of Duval County schools, you can hear a multitude of languages being spoken by the diverse student body. According to Duval County Public Schools, the students’ cultural backgrounds represent more than 14 different languages, and Jacksonville’s diversity is increasing, according to the last U.S. Census.

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Andrew Lodge - 2023 Teacher of the Year Finalist


Less than 6% of teachers in Duval County are black men, so to be able to represent that small percentage in a big way such as Teacher of the Year finalist is amazing. It has been a humbling honor if I could say the least. This experience has allowed me to enter rooms and spaces that I did not even know existed. Also, having my work in the classroom and around my school validated from others is another bonus within itself. This experience, which JPEF does a great job with, is always building you up professionally, spiritually, emotionally, and socially.

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Englewood Elementary Teacher Named Wolfburg Fellow

Anthony Aiuppy will work with students to create anthology diary comic


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of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2021-2022.