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03 Sep New Building Welcomes Students Back to School

Kim Ellerbee (2015 Neubauer Fellow) welcomed her Powel, Science Leadership Academy Middle School students back to a brand new building this year. Kim focuses on what is in her locus of control, elevating the positives and cheering her students on, “You are here today...

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Dywonne Davis-Harris

03 Sep Dywonne Davis-Harris Opens New Neighborhood School

Dywonne Davis-Harris (2015 Neubauer Fellow) welcomed 1,200 students to a new neighborhood school, the first that the School District of Philadelphia opened in many years. Dywonne led the process from inception. She wants Northeast Community Propel Academy to be the kind of place...

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28 Jun Learning to Be Learners: Technology

Kwand Lang, Principal of Spruance Elementary School (2019 Neubauer Fellow) describes how the lessons of the Neubauer Fellowship helped him to identify the need for vulnerability in working with faculty and staff who were nervous about using new technology in their teaching. Through one-on-one...

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28 Jun We Prioritized Relationships First

Alexa Dunn, Principal of Walter B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences (2020 Neubauer Fellow), provides a unique perspective in discussing how the pandemic required her team to rethink the way content was delivered to students. Knowing that virtual learning could quickly jeopardize student...

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