Entries by Myra Silverman

Twenty Years Young

Mott Middle College (MMC), Flint, MI does it right, both in education and in celebration. In May, MMC celebrated its 20th anniversary with an afternoon and evening ceremony and reception. In addition to Principal Chery Wagonlander, the Superintendent of the Genesee ISD, the President of Mott Community College, President of the State School Board and […]

Teacher Feature: Brittany Clark is a Teacher, Plus, Plus, Plus

Brittany Clark is an MCHS teacher, plus a college adjunct teaching Dual Enrollment English College, plus a Mentor Teacher with the Memphis Teacher Residency Program, plus a Teaching Policy Fellow working with teachers to have a voice in policy decisions that affect the teaching profession. Those could be viewed as four separate roles, but to […]

Twin Scholarships for Stanford Bound Duo

It is a privilege to spend an hour talking with Jennifer and Benjamin Ezeokoli, 2011 graduates of Middle College High School and Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA.  Along with a High School Diploma and multiple Associates’ Degrees, they’ve each been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships including the Gates Millennium Scholarship, that […]