sample title Stay tuned for more information and details about my up and coming presentation to be conducted at the Triple I conference downtown Chicago and November. We are taking the content of this presentation to the next level for all. Many have asked about who should attend our session which is taking place on…

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It’s cold out outside and teachers are feeling the chilling effect from state laws being passed to curb teaching about systemic racism, according to a recent article published by Education Week. More specifically, thirteen states now have passed into law similarly but loosely worded bills that their authors say are intended to prevent teachers from indoctrinating students…

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Out of great concern for the inaccurate level of information being shared across the nation about how race and culture are being addressed in the classroom (or instructional levels), I have found it very much necessary for me to speak out about this topic directly and regularly. Relevant to this blog post, my interest is…

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During these times (out of an abundance of caution), we must maintain social distancing. In order to maintain our sanity we must connect to a higher being in a way that lifts our spirits, we must exercise so that we can continue to take care of ourselves and those that we love and must remain…

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I want to take this opportunity to share with you information about what is occupying the greatest majority of my thinking at the start of this new year. I’ll begin by referring to a quote by Gloria Larson Billings. Dr. Billings shares with us that the goal of equitable education is not to help students…

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I am thrilled to share with you information about this week’s upcoming guest for my Podcast show entitled What’s Really Going On: A Spotlight on Solutions for Improving Student Achievement in America Schools. The Podcast will be released Monday, April 15th and shared on my website http://Sonyawhitaker.com as well as via social media. Dr. Wahl…

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Just over a week ago I had the very distinct honor of delivering a keynote presentation to over 60 School Boards in the great state of Illinois. The topic of the presentation was Empowerment Through STEM. The angle that I took as it relates to addressing the topic is one rarely taken, although there is…

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