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Education Pioneers shares stories of impact, insights, ideas, and opinions to advance the conversation about what great leadership in education looks like.
At Education Pioneers, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is one of our core values and a core part of our work both internally and externally. DEI is the work we do, the experiences we have, the organization we want to build, and the world we want to live in. It isn’t just our core mission—DEI is personal, challenging, and institutional. One important action we can take to live our DEI core value is intentionally build a fuller understanding of our national history, and especially black history which is too often overlooked, marginalized, or relegated to only being discussed in February...
On this Valentine's Day, we've gathered just a couple stories of EP Alum sweethearts who share a passion for education and equity. Enjoy! We know there are more out there — leave a note in the comments and we'll share yours next year! Barry Tyler Jr. (2017) & Erin Tyler (Liedell) (2017) How did you meet? We were on staff at Teach For America Chicago and Northwest Indiana. What's your favorite shared EP memory? Erin was selected to be a EP Fellow well before I was. We knew she was going to serve with the Governor's Office of Early Childhood for up to a year but a few months later, I was...
Happy Holidays! From our network to yours, we wish you a season of community connections, authentic conversations, and continued inspiration for the work and impact to come. 2018 marked the 15th anniversary of EP’s founding, and we celebrated successes and accomplishments as we looked ahead to our next chapter. See more of EP’s 2018 impact highlights here. Thank you for your ongoing support of Education Pioneers. We wish you all the best in 2019 – and look forward to another year of partnership in service of equity and excellence for students. With gratitude, The Education Pioneers Team
2018 was a momentous year for EP. Beyond EP’s first CEO transition, our milestones included some big ones: starting in January with the launch of our newest program, the Impact Fellowship, and continuing with celebrations of our 15th anniversary and growth of our network to 4,000+ Pioneers this summer. I’m incredibly proud of the progress we made as an organization this year.