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TBC Alumni Journal: To Create Paths to the Middle Class, Teach Students to Create Options

By: Ben Mattison April 21, 2021
Dhyia Thompson-Phillips

Dhyia Thompson-Phillips, a 2019 graduate of The Broad Residency, is executive director of Workforce Equity at Olive-Harvey College, part of the City Colleges of Chicago. To break down the complex barriers to the middle class, she writes, K-12 educators must look beyond college admissions and teach students to make the choices that lead to opportunities.  

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TBC Alumni Journal: Teacher Pathways and Development in Denver Public Schools

By: Ben Mattison March 15, 2021

Laney Shaler, a 2018 graduate of The Broad Residency, is chief of staff of the Equity and Engagement Division and former director of Teacher Pathways and Development for Denver Public Schools. She describes the school system’s approach to building a diverse and well-prepared teacher workforce.   

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The Broad Center at Yale SOM Hosts Virtual Forum for Alumni Leaders in Public Education

By: Ben Mattison January 27, 2021
A collage of alumni speakers

More than 350 alumni of the The Broad Center—educators, administrators, superintendents, advocates, and others committed to strengthening public education—gathered virtually for the 2021 Broad Forum, the first hosted by The Broad Center at Yale SOM.

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TBC Alumni Journal: Leadership Requires a Personal Theory of Action

By: Ben Mattison January 27, 2021
Pablu Muñoz

Pablo Muñoz, a 1991 graduate of Yale College and a 2006 graduate of The Broad Academy, is superintendent of the Passaic, New Jersey, Public Schools and former superintendent of the Elizabeth Public Schools. He writes that a personal theory of action is the key to transforming schools and preparing students for a successful future.

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