About: Kass Minor

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Kass Minor is a Staff Developer for the Teachers College Inclusive Classroom Project. She attended Kent State University as an undergrad and received her B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Educational Inequities and has a Masters degree in Middle Childhood Special Education from Brooklyn College. Kass began her career in education working at the University of Chicago’s Neighborhood Schools Project as a Tutoring Project Supervisor before moving to NYC to pursue teaching. Kass has taught in both elementary and secondary schools in both ICT and 12:1 service models. Her work is inspired by the communities that surround her. She is motivated by the idea that every adult can teach and every student can learn.

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Moving Towards Restorative, Healing Pedagogies

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Restorative, Healing Pedagogies - TCICP

We at TCICP know that creating and sustaining inclusive practices for students who display all kinds of differences and labeled disabilities is powerful, but we also recognize that it does not come without costs. The cost of energy, spirit, and sometimes even the will to keep on keepin’ on can be detrimental to the individuals…
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To Matter. To Connect. To Be Heard: How Shaping Authentic Experiences for Teacher Learning Drives Accessibility and Student Engagement

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Group of Teens Walking to School

The former George Washington High School sits on top of a hill near the Cloisters, appearing palatial and important. Walk upwards and you’ll find The High School for Media and Communications (HSMC). While the grandiose exterior of HSMC is stunning, the synergy created within between students and staff is the thing that really permeated my soul….
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An Open Letter to Teachers

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Writing a Letter to Teachers

Like most educators, I look forward to the renewed sense of hope and productivity that every September brings us. Students are bright-eyed and ready to learn, and teachers are well rested. Three weeks into the school year, classroom communities across the city, built with care and fortitude, are bursting with potential, love, and a new…
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