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Spring 2017 Implementing a Culturally Responsive Practice Training

In the spring of 2017 a cohort of ten Baltimore City Public Schools educators completed our Implementing a Culturally Responsive Practice Training. The three training sessions were held on Saturdays between March and May. The cohort was made up of educators from a variety of backgrounds and instructional levels. The level of experience of the [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|CRP, Newsletter|0 Comments

Watkins Update Newsletter

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By | November 15th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments

“Cultivating” Culturally Responsive Teachers at Southwest Academy

Through a generous donation to The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. we have partnered with Southwest Academy Middle School in Baltimore County to provide seven teachers with our year long "Cultivating a Culturally Responsive Practice" teacher training. Our philosophy that the most important relationship as regards student success is that between the teacher [...]

By | November 14th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Exciting News from Chicago’s Banner Schools

In July of 2015 we visited Banner Academy in Chicago, Illinois for a site visit to observe how teachers were preparing to implement a new instructional model that The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. is considering using in our Third Millennium Schools. The Inquiry Bridge model is an integrated approach that focuses on [...]

By | November 14th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments

“Teaching the 2015 Baltimore Uprising” Partnership

When the video of Freddie Gray's arrest went viral and the news of his death reverberated throughout the streets of Baltimore in late April of 2015 it was clear that before things got better they were going to get worse. Community organizers and city officials struggled to stay on top of the growing discontent of [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments