March 1 Meeting

RVATSJ will be having a general meeting, including a breakout session on Thursday, March 1st at 6:30pm. We will be discussing our 2018 position statements, work we have been doing for the past few months, and opportunities for involvement. The breakout session will be a space for teachers to get together, share experiences and resources,…… Continue reading March 1 Meeting

Time to Take Action!

We had a great meeting last night at Freeman High School. Around 40 teachers, pre-service teachers, teacher educators, and community members attended. For those of you who couldn’t make it out, here is a brief overview of what we discussed and how you can get involved. All the rapid political changes happening nationally and locally…… Continue reading Time to Take Action!

Teachers and Activists Share Wisdom on Supporting Students and Democratic Classrooms after Election

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016 the Richmond Teachers for Social Justice (TSJ) and Richmond Peace Education Center (RPEC) co-sponsored a panel and discussion on the impacts of the presidential election on our schools and classrooms. About 50 people attended, including practicing educators, counselors, social workers, students and faculty in teacher education programs, and other interested…… Continue reading Teachers and Activists Share Wisdom on Supporting Students and Democratic Classrooms after Election

Responding to the Impacts of the Presidential Election on our Schools and Classrooms

Educators, community members, and any others interested, please join us for a panel and discussion of the implications of Trump’s election for teachers and students. Panelists will include teachers sharing stories from their schools, as well as other educators offering suggestions for guiding class discussions and for addressing bullying, intolerance, and changes in civil discourse.…… Continue reading Responding to the Impacts of the Presidential Election on our Schools and Classrooms