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Vision

BTC’s vision is to create the conditions so that for every Black student, there will be challenging, affirming, and innovative learning environments staffed by a critical mass of high-quality Black educators equipped to maximize shared racial identity learning experiences over the course of their elementary and secondary education.

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pHILOSOPHY

Black Teacher Collaborative, a social entrepreneurship venture, provides an opportunity to engage in development of strategies and tools that build the mindsets, skills, and knowledge needed to actualize a new model for Black teacher impact and efficacy.  So how will we do it?

Mission

BTC’s mission is to engage, develop, and support a collective of Black educators who will ensure that Black children achieve at high levels academically while simultaneously preparing them with the intellectual, social, emotional, and cultural capital to actively participate in the ongoing advancement of their communities.

 

OUR SUPPORTERS

Training Black teachers to leverage Shared Racial Identity Learning Environments to transform their schools.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Anthony Felder went to @LSU to become a pediatric physical therapist, but shifted to education because he really wanted to "teach kids how to use their limbs again." He hopes to inspire more Black male youths to become educators. https://www.lsureveille.com/news/lack-of-black-male-teachers-in-baton-rouge-la-can-negatively-affect-black-male-students/article_28181724-18d9-11eb-b148-af1b1a7cf2a7.html #blackeducators #educolor

A new study finds prospective teachers more likely to interpret facial expressions of Black boys & girls as angry, even when they are not. https://news.ncsu.edu/2020/07/race-anger-bias-kids/ #edgap #educolor #implicitbias

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