Partnering with the NEA Foundation to bring diverse books to students: Q&A with First Book founder Kyle Zimmer, Part 2: Working Together

Earlier this month, we brought you stories of the NEA Foundation Special Edition collection, diverse books and authors our two organizations are bringing to public school educators in Title 1 schools. This week, First Book President and CEO Kyle Zimmer returns to talk about our partnership and what’s next in our shared work.

Tell us about your partnership with the NEA Foundation. Why us? Why now?

The NEA Foundation believes that America’s children deserve excellence and there is

Partnering with the NEA Foundation to bring diverse books to students: Q&A with First Book founder Kyle Zimmer, Part 1: Stories for All Project™

The NEA Foundation has partnered with First Book to bring books with diverse authors and characters to students. The Foundation and First Book share a vision of a great education for every student, no matter their background or ZIP code, and

Hands-On Experiential Learning: Growing Job and Life Skills Through Gardens

Sabrina Conner is an intervention specialist at Strongsville Middle School in Strongsville, Ohio. Sabrina is passionate about her role in building happy lives for individuals with autism. Away from school, you will find her enjoying the outdoors,

These 5 Ideas Can Help You Think About Black History Month in a New Way

You’ve talked about Rosa Parks and Thurgood Marshall, Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. You’ve listened to jazz and hip-hop and talked about their roles in history. What else can an educator do for Black History Month?

The most

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