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Charity Jones Senior Professorial Lecturer City Teaching Alliance Program

Charity Jones is currently the Director of Clinical Faculty for the City Teaching Alliance Program in Washington, DC. Her professional career includes experience as an educational consultant, restorative practices facilitator, coach, director of clinical faculty at Johns Hopkins University’s Graduate School of Education, public school leader, principal in k-12 urban education settings, senior professorial lecturer at American University for the graduate course Race, Culture, and Equity in Urban Education, and public school teacher with over 25 years of experience in secondary education with an intentional focus in underserved communities. Her academic career includes a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, a Master of Science degree in educational leadership and administration from Concordia University in Ann Arbor, along with professional certifications in elementary and secondary school principalship, secondary education with a major in English and a minor in speech, instructional coaching, and completion of a certification program to serve as a trainer in restorative practices. Charity Jones is personally and professionally committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in higher education, developing and fostering an anti-racist pedagogical practice, engaging in critical self-reflection, practicing love, disrupting the status quo, affirming the dignity and humanity of all people, liberating confined mindsets, and collaborating with others to make some “Good Trouble” together by acting for racial justice.
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Summer 2024

  • EDU-750 Race/Culture/Equity Urban Educ