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Building the Movement

Dear LEE members,

LEE member Mary Kingston Roche

At LEE, we know that every equity-minde

November Workshop Series Eve

Community organizing has long been the

Being an effective interviewer is a cri

An opinion editorial, also known as op-

LEE has a vision that senior leaders wh

exploring liberatory leadership

To achieve educational equity in our co

Meeting the Moment with LEE

LEE can help you become a change a

Shifting Systems for Equitable Change

LEE prepares equity-minded civic le

Teachers and former teachers are shaping their communities as elected leaders.

LEE’s Public Policy Fellowship is a pai

Ciara Hart

Ciara Hart currently serves as

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Miguel Solis, a LEE member and elected school board member in Dallas, is working diligently to ensure that the needs of all Dallas students are at the forefront of the conversation with other board members.

Community organizing efforts

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Jorge Pacheco, Jr.

Our “LEE Members in Office” series

The digital divide has been undermining

What do the Civil Rights Movement, Marc

"There were no other outspoken queer voices in the room. I was able to become a voice that wouldn’t otherwise have been there.”

Ke Wu

"I see what I do as part of a movement to shift the former mode of education reform by empowering those who work on the front lines and engaging diverse stakeholders in a way that transforms hearts and minds for the betterment of students."

“In a perfect world, no one will have to look out of their communities to find quality education."

Women in Public Leadership Program 2016

“It is important for me to be a connector, organizer and leader in my community to support all students and families on their journey.”

For LEE member Cymone Card, community organizing may be work that’s often overlooked, but she does it because of the powerful impact organizing can have.

 Nicole Baker-Fulgham

Combining her Christian faith and experiences as a teacher and education advocate, Nicole working to close the academic achievement gap by building networks of local congregations.

LEE member Acasia Wilson Feinberg is the executive director of [Educators 4 Excellence] in Chicago, where teachers are carrying out an advocacy campaign for more professional development policies.

Thu Pham

After three years in the classroom, I w

Mary Roaf

One of the biggest questions I have ask

Barbara Graves-Poller

How one LEE member sees education as a human right's issues and is using her law degree to fight for educational equity.

Sanford Johnson

LEE member, Sanford Johnson, returns to his home state of Mississippi to focus on education policy and advocacy through his organization Mississippi First.

Aixle Aman, LEE member

At the core of our work at LEE is the f

Four ways to kickstart a meaningful career

As a LEE member, you're always looking for a way to ensure that all children get a chance at receiving an excellent education. But in order to do that, you need the right job that's going to help you make the greatest impact. Here are four ways you can kickstart your career in educational equity.

Our schools and our students are suffering from injustices. It's time to do things differently. We need innovation, and now you can have the tools to something about it.

Jonathan Mansoori at LEE's Campaign Boot Camp

LEE's Campaign Boot Camp prepares members for the real world of running election campaigns.

5 Storytelling Tips That Will Help You Become a Better Leader

Learn how to become a better leader in the fight for educational equity with these five storytelling tips.

I continue to be inspired by our members’ enthusiasm for and dedication to transforming the inequities in educational opportunity that many children in our country face. I am also inspired by our partners’ efforts and everyone working to help all children reach their dreams.

What I Never Learned in Graduate School: Reflection on the 2014 LEE Policy and Advocacy Summer Fellowship

Katie Hagan reflects on her experience as a Policy & Advocacy Summer Fellow in 2014.

Not all students have the oppor

We are helping to build a diverse movement for educational equity led by and with communities, one that will hold decision-makers accountable and ensure that every child has the opportunity to attain an excellent education.

Teach to Lead

LEE is pleased to announce that we are a supporter of Commit to Lead, a new online platform for educators to share ideas and commitments for teacher leadership.

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) members are part of a movement of leaders who share an enduring commitment to educational equity and a deep belief in the potential of every child.

Leadership for Educational Equity is a nonprofit leadership development organization inspiring & supporting a network of civic leaders to end the injustice of educational inequity.

Policy Leadership Academy

More than 60 LEE members from across the nation converged on Washington, DC for LEE’s 2014 Policy Leadership Academy.

Few would have faulted LEE member Amanda Spoto if she had chosen to spend her Saturday somewhere else.

For LEE members Milagros Barsallo and Veronica Palmer, it all comes down to family.