February 26, 2021
DTEC-TAG Updates
Upcoming Events
Florida: The Home & Community...
Join the Florida TAG Team on Wednesday, March 10 to learn how to empower community-based organizations to encourage students to apply social- emotional learning outside of the school environment. Presented by Ms. Roneisha Randall, the event will stream on all DTEC-TAG platforms. To register, visit bit.ly/FloridaSEL.
Principal Kafele Discusses Leadership Mindset
Please join the North Carolina DTEC - TAG Team on Thursday, March 25th for our program on a leadership mindset. This dynamic program will begin with a presentation from the one and only Principal Kafele. Following Principal Kafele's presentation, we will have a panel discussion and Q & A session with educational leaders. If you are an aspiring leader or currently in a leadership role, you don't want to miss this event!



DTEC-TAG Education Conference
April 17, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST
CLICK BELOW TO REGISTER TODAY!
Advocacy In Action
A Celebration of our Equity Warriors'
Advocacy Work outside of DTEC-TAG
Veronica Menefee (DC-MD-VA)
Congratulations to our very own Equity Warrior Veronica Menefee (DC-MD-VA) for her feature in Learning for Justice's Spring 2021 magazine!

As a special education consultant, her article features discussions around helping every student achieve through Individualized Education Plans and teacher to family assistance. To read the full article, click HERE.
Nikki Miller (North Carolina)
Congratulations to Nikki Miller as she will continue her career in education at Pitt County Community College! Nikki is the newest member of the Early Childhood Education Department and will be working with their two new programs - the Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation and Association in Arts Teacher Preparation. Nikki Miller begins her new role with 20+ years in Pitt County Schools, where she thrived in a variety of teaching and administration roles and will continue to do so as her program's students are prepared for K-12 Licensed teacher careers.
Isis Spann (DTEC-TAG Supporter)
Congratulations to Isis Spann, a devoted DTEC-TAG Supporter as she is a 2021 Cohort of National Voices Fellow! The 2021 cohort of National Voices Fellows builds on 50CAN’s efforts to bring people together across partisan and geographical divides while cultivating a new and growing group of education messengers, analysts, and advocates to continue the march, together, toward an education system that is more just, equitable, open and centered on students, parents, and results.

To read the full press release, click HERE.
Re-watch our H.E. L.I.V.E.
Summer Learning Series!
The Summer Learning Series was a HUGE success, with 26 LIVE broadcasts - including the H.E. LIVE Pop-up on May 31, 2020 - totaling over 83,288 total views on our platforms. We hope that you and the students you know were positively impacted by our efforts to increase equity and access to highly effective professional development with lessons on equity, knowledge, and action! We'd like to thank every viewer, every educator, and our H.E. LIVE Project Managers for creating these unique and empowering opportunities to learn, connect and share. 

Students, teachers, parents, and all community stakeholders are encouraged to review and catch any of the 26 lessons you may have missed. Knowledge is power! We hope you will continue to take advantage of these empowering opportunities and share them with others.

You can easily re-watch our sessions via
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#TeacherTalkTuesday Now Available on
All Podcast Platforms
Make sure you visit our LinkTree to catch #TeacherTalkTuesday!

Our podcast interviews have provided a directory of teaching strategies and best practices for many subjects and grade levels! We are now in need of more of YOU to be featured on the podcast in the coming months!

WE NEED YOUR VOICE! IT MATTERS!

These are the topics we’d like you to consider honing in on for this conversation:
1. Teacher Efficacy
2. Student Engagement & Instructional Best Practices
3. Advocacy in Action
4. Changing "At-Risk" to At-Promise

If you have any further questions about the set-up, please do not hesitate to reach out via e-mail to pstreeter@deltafoundation.net.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out the survey below:
A special thanks to Dr. Etoyare Williams, Educator and ACEs Specialist, for joining us on #TeacherTalkTuesday!

The episode is NOW AVAILABLE on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify via linktr.ee/DTECChangeAgent!
February Digital Programming Events
DC-MD-VA: An Educator's Guide to Self Care
Our DC-MD-VA DTEC-TAG team hosted a powerful discussion around "An Educator's Guide to Self-Care," to introduce self care and healthy mental health tips for educators to implement; especially in the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel included licensed social workers and psychologists who empowered educators to take a break and communicate with others to express their feelings - both good and bad.

To re-watch, click HERE.
North Carolina: Let Us Speak: Young Voices Panel
Our North Carolina DTEC-TAG Team hosted the "Let Us Speak: Young Voices Panel" webinar event on February 18. A panel of high school and college students tackled discussions around social justice, learning equity among Black students, and their unique perspectives on the state of education!
To re-watch, click HERE.
Important Updates
Fulbright Resources
The 2021-2022 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program (Fulbright DA) provides an opportunity for K–12 educators from the United States to conduct research and engage in other professional learning experiences abroad for three to six months. Fulbright DA participants complete individual Inquiry Projects on a topic relevant to education in the United States and the host country, take courses at a host university, and share educational practices with colleagues.
Participating Host Countries -
The 2021-2022 Fulbright DA Program host countries include Brazil, Colombia, Finland, Greece, India, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
Inquiry Project -
As part of the application process, educators identify a topic relevant to their educational practice that can be enhanced by collaboration with colleagues in another country. 

To apply by March 7, 2021, click HERE
The 2021-2022 Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms (Fulbright TGC) Program equips educators from the United States to bring an international perspective to their schools through targeted training, experience abroad, and global collaboration. This yearlong professional learning opportunity for K–12 educators features an intensive online course and a short international exchange.
Participating Host Countries -
Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, and South Korea (countries subject to change in the 2021-2022 Fulbright TGC Program).

To apply by March 24, 2021, click HERE
Teach for America-South Carolina
March 13th, 2021
Our National Project Director Dr. Johni Cruse Craig and our Equity Warriors Keisha Chandler (DC-MD-VA), Dr. Char-Shenda Covington (Georgia), and Tia Gilliam-Wilson (North Carolina) will be presenting on literacy proficiency in partnership with Teach for America: South Carolina.

TAG EQUITY WARRIOR BIRTHDAY SHOUT-OUTS
DREF: Standing Firm for Clean Hands
Black and Brown people have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. To help combat that, DREF is standing firm with the Clean Hands Campaign! With your support and donations, hand sanitizers will be distributed to people in need: women centers, schools, homeless shelters, and charities of your choice. Help DREF and stand firm with clean hands with us as we create possibilities! To donate and learn how you can help click here: bit.ly/CleanHands2020
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RESOURCES
Black Harvard Graduate School of Education Students Discuss Their Research into Racial Inequity in Education

Morehouse College Pushes to help Black Men Graduate After Interrupted Education
This educational program is made possible by the Delta Research and Educational Foundation.
To donate, click here: 
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