From the Field: Simone Gordon Shares Her Experience as an Intern in the Distict of Columbia Public Schools

Working in the nation’s capital - one of the country’s most diverse and highly watched school districts - I have had the opportunity to learn and contribute to the work of managing an urban school district. Through the Urban Educators Leadership Initiative Program (UELIP) I have spent the last three months interning in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Central Office. It is great, as a future educator, to witness how reforms are made at the district level and then communicated and implemented at the school level.

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Principal Pamela Price: Broadening Students' Horizons

Principal Pamela Price: Broadening Students' Horizons

Principal Pamela Price of PS/MS 161, Pedro Albizo Campos School in West Harlem, stressed the importance of partnerships to New York City's public schools at the Colin Powell Center's Annual Service-Learning Recognition Ceremony. She herself is a valued service-learning partner at the Center.

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