Trump Persuadables: My Evolving, More Pragmatic Worldview

Nate Bowling, TU Director of Government Relations, with his latest post for his blog A Teacher's Evolving Mind.

Click the title to see what he has to say about having a thoughtful and engaged citizenship in which "folks like us have to talk to folks like them about our collective future."

Educators Can't Ignore Immigrant Rights Issues

For her personal blog at An Educated Guess, TU Director of Organizing Hope Teague-Bowling addresses the question "Who can focus on Okonkwo’s motivations, SAT prep, or how to write a rhetorical analysis essay when you’re worried about whether or not your family will be picked up in an ICE raid at your apartment complex?"

Click on the title to go to Hope's blog and learn about ways that teachers and schools can advocate for their immigrant students.

Working with Students without a Class: One Idea

In a recent blog post for Corelaborate, TU Director of Communications Mary Moser explains how she utilizes her library's display case to motivate students to do extra research practice.

Click the title to read the full post over at Corelaborate and learn more about how she finds ways to interact with students as a Library Media Specialist.

Supporting Undocumented Students

TU Director of Government Relations, Nate Bowling, shares information and video from the Tacoma Teacher Town Hall held on February 27th. At this public gathering of educators from across the South Sound, representatives from the ACLU, Northwest Immigrants Rights Project, and Washington Dream Coalition offered resources and insights and answered audience questions on advising students on how to deal with ICE. You can see more about the event on Twitter using #TacTownHall. 

Click the title to read the full post over at