Episode 17 | Liberation Pedagogy w/ Dr. Gloria Rosario Wallace

New York City represent, represent! Dr. Gloria Rosario Wallace dished out the marvelous as we discussed Liberation Pedagogy including:

- What is Liberation Pedagogy and why should people learn about it?
-The trials and triumphs of co-founding a high school in Brooklyn, NY where she implemented Liberatory and Critical pedagogy to design an inclusive learning community
-Considerations for school leaders getting started on the journey of Liberation Pedagogy

Dr. Gloria Rosario Wallace (she/her) is a Black Dominicana educator-scholar-activist committed to supporting racially conscious, human-centered school and organizational leadership. In her professional and personal worlds, she aspires to center and hold space for Black women and femmes and celebrate Black joy in its many forms. 

As a former Global History teacher, Lead Teacher, Staff Developer, Assistant Principal, and Principal her focus remained on developing loving, safe, affirming, intellectually curious, and culturally reflective communities for our children. She spent thirteen years working in transfer high schools where she co-founded a high school in Brooklyn, NY for overaged, under-credited students. An opportunity that allowed her to use Liberatory and Critical pedagogy to design an inclusive learning community. 

Gloria is a proud graduate of the Vanderbilt Peabody College of Education and Human Development, the Bank Street College of Education, and the Urban School Leadership division within the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University. She is currently an Executive Director with the Chief Strategy Team of the New York City Department of Education.

Follow Dr. Rosario Wallace via Twitter @GRosarioWallace

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