S2E21:Black Educators and Public School Reform for Philadelphia (ft. Camika Royal)

Episode Summary

Dr. Camika Royal, Associate Professor at Loyal University and author of "Not Paved for Us," joins us to talk about educational justice, education reform, and equitable schools.

Episode Notes

Dr. Camika Royal is an urban education expert with more than 20 years of experience. Her work focuses on the intersections of race, politics, history, and urban school reform. She spent seven years as an urban education professional in the public schools of Baltimore City and Washington, D.C., teaching, coaching teachers, and helping to lead a charter high school. In 2006, Dr. Royal returned to her hometown—Philadelphia—and transitioned to higher education, first by teaching pre-service teachers at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, then for other colleges and universities in the Philadelphia and Baltimore regions, while she continued to coach and support urban school leaders and teacher educators.

Show Contributors
  • Camika Royal
  • Shayna Terell
  • Ed Post
  • Center for Black Educator Development