Kennan Scott Is Juiced to Open His Own School

Kennan Scott is a civil engineer turned teacher with aspirations to someday open his own school. As a Northeastern graduate who spent over ten years in transportation engineering, Scott was ultimately encouraged to enter the classroom by his mother, a 31-year veteran teacher of New York Public Schools. Currently teaching Intro to Computer Science at West Oakland Middle School, Scott always knew he wanted to make a greater impact in his community.

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Talking about DEI: A Recruiter's Perspective

In recent years, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become one of the hot topics in education. Schools and other educational organizations have put greater emphasis on recruiting diverse talent and leaders of color. I sat down with Sinjin Jones, a leader of color making waves in Denver both as manager of recruitment for Rocky Mountain Prep, and leader of the Make Your Mark Task Force, a city-wide initiative to recruit more leaders of color to teach in Denver.

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