Video: Lessons Learned about K-12 Education through COVID-19 Pandemic
College of Education faculty and community partners shared their insight on the lessons educators, administrators, schools and districts could and should learn through the COVID-19 pandemic. They focused on the impact of COVID-19 as it relates to K-12 education and the role of schools in our community. The panel, moderated by Jan Lacina, professor and associate dean of graduate studies included:
- Frank Hernandez, dean of the TCU College of Education, who has served for 30 years in K-12 and higher education.
- Trevon R. Jones, a passionate advocate for students of color in Fort Worth. This will be his eighth year serving Fort Worth ISD and his second year as an equity specialist in the Division of Equity and Excellence. At TCU, Trevon is a doctoral candidate in the joint MBA/Ph.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership program and serves as an adjunct professor in the John V. Roach Honors College.
- Faiha Al-Atrash, the parent coordinator and community liaison at the Fort Worth ISD International Newcomer Academy (INA).
During the discussion, the experts answered questions about what issues have been highlighted during the pandemic, what questions educational leaders should be asking during this time and how schools and districts can better serve their students, families and communities in the future.
You can watch the entire discussion in the above video or on YouTube and view resources for families and educators below.
TCU College of Education
North Texas Education Pod – Minder Finder
TCU Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Fort Worth ISD Equity & Excellence