S2E2: Black Liberatory Education (ft. Ansharaye Hines & Brandon White)

Ansharaye Hines of the Center for Black Educator Development and Brandon White of UnboundEd join the show to discuss the 'LeCount-Catto Curriculum' they created and the importance of a liberatory education for Black students.

Ansharaye Hines is the Program Coordinator for Liberation Academy at The Center for Black Educator Development, a multi-year program that provides high school students with an intellectually rigorous, collaborative environment designed to foster a love for educating, personal and professional character development, and a strong foundation for pursuing long-term careers in education.

Brandon White is a former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. He is currently an ELA specialist for UnboundEd, where he selects, adapts, and sequences open educational resources, as well as supports the creation of professional development materials and resources that promote grade-level, engaging, affirming, and meaningful instruction.

In this episode, Brandon and Ansharaye describe their inspiration for getting into education and how the their LeCount-Catto Curriculum, built on communal learning and intentionality can lead to liberation.