Dr. Gholnescar "Gholdy" Muhammad is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of the book Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy.Land Acknowledgment Centering Hope Gholdy Muhammad Resources Workshop Resources
We are proud to announce that the following Vermont educators have been selected by the Rowland Foundation Board of Trustees to receive Rowland Fellowships and lead transformational projects in their respective schools.
Carrie Gilman, Northfield Middle High School
"create a youth panel to ensure student voice in inclusive and equitable response to harm, working in tandem with current discipline procedures"
Jessica Kessler, Green Mountain Union High School
"researching and implementing a schoolwide mental health literacy program"
Lindsay McQueen, Edmunds Middle School
"#1: Design and implement a two-year framework for Community Time that is sustainable, equitable and flexible.
#2: Reimagine a Wednesday schedule to maximize student choice and agency."
Adam Murray, Essex High School
"interview a large number of my school's most disengaged and disenfranchised students about what they want school to be...form a student/faculty design team to propose changes to our school and teaching based on the interview data"
Elizabeth Placencia, Middlebury Union Middle School
"create a mentoring program...that fully supports and sustains new teaching staff"
Christopher Sheehan, Twinfield Union School
"create a program at Twinfield that will help foster increased participation in our democracy by all Twinfield students"