The non-profit educational organization Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers is proud to announce that it has sponsored author and veteran educational administrator Dr. Shawn Joseph to conduct an online presentation.
WHITE PLAINS, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 27, 2021 / It is with great enthusiasm that school-based non-profit organization Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers announces that it has booked Dr. Shawn Joseph to discuss his recently published memoir Finding the Joseph Within: Lessons Learned Through a Life of Struggle. The presentation, entitled "Leadership Lessons From Joseph," will take place on April 28, 2021 from 3 - 4:30pm ET, during which time the author and veteran educational administrator will read excerpts from his book before answering questions from the audience and leading an open conversation about the lessons and themes at play in the text.
A story of faith and perseverance, Dr. Shawn Joseph's memoir tells the story of how he overcame numerous challenges through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, and manhood to eventually become the first African American school superintendent in the city of Nashville, Tennessee before transitioning to a faculty position at prestigious Fordham University. An inspirational tale at its core, Dr. Shawn Joseph's life story will no doubt resonate with readers from all walks of life, but particularly those who seek leadership roles in the field of educational administration, and especially students of color, as well as those who do not come from privileged backgrounds.
Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers is thrilled to host such a distinguished guest and looks forward to the words of wisdom he will dispel in his presentation, as well as to the lively back-and-forth with the online audience of students aspiring to be educators that will inevitably follow.
People curious to learn more about Dr. Shawn Joseph or wishing to read his takes on a wide range of topics relating to education can visit his personal website.
About Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers:
Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers (TSTT) is a school-based non-profit organization that recruits and mentors culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in education. TSTT provides financial assistance for students to attend college and helps with placing them in teaching and leadership roles in various communities. The organization is endorsed and supported by multiple school districts, colleges, corporations, and communities throughout the United States. Founded in 1994 and chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, TSTT has grown from seven students in one Westchester County, New York high school at its inception to nearly 1,150 participants in 2021. It currently includes 478 students in four states, 390 college students countrywide, more than 250 teachers in nine states, and 23 partnering colleges that support TSTT students with scholarships, each a minimum of 50% of total tuition.
Dr. Bettye H. Perkins Ed. D.,
Founder and CEO, Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers
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