Trakela Small, Author at The Educators Room

About Trakela Small

I've taught secondary English at various levels for six years. I have worked at private, public, and carter schools. I recently made the move to school leadership at a charter school in my childhood neighborhood. I believe education is a civil rights issue. My passion for social justice is what led me to teaching, and it is what keeps me in education.

Race-Based Silence is Violence

Look around your school. Who would be the person to talk to your students about race and how it affects minorities? Who would start the conversation about Alton Sterling or Philando Castille? If you cannot think of anyone, there is an issue. If you don’t think children need to discuss racially charged incidents, there is an [...]

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