Podcast – Meisha Porter

Podcast – Meisha Porter

Cite Executive Director Dr. Donald James speaks with Dr. Meisha Porter about her decision to take on the role of NYC Schools Chancellor in a difficult time, the opportunity we have to reinvent the systems in our schools, and what the pandemic taught us about the classroom and about leadership in moments of crisis. Dr. Porter is a graduate of our College of St. Rose School District Leadership program, and speaks about her time in that program and why people might want to go into education now. She talks about coming full circle with her new position at the Bronx Community Foundation, addressing inequities in the city. Dr. Porter and Dr. James discuss mission, service, and how rethinking “normal” may be what we need.

Find out more about the Bronx Community Foundation at https://thebronx.org/

CITE’s mission is to serve those who typically aren’t served well by institutions of higher learning — we make training accessible, affordable, and meaningful and we work to get good people into the system. We believe that access and opportunity are key drivers in changing the face of education, and we’re proud to work towards that goal.

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TEACHERS: General and Special Ed Masters (Early Childhood or Childhood)Adolescent Special Ed / Professional Certification Masters, TESOL MastersSpecial Ed license extension courses, Bilingual license extension coursesTESOL license extension courses, Early Childhood license extension courses

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