Elmont Welcomes Its Newest Teachers

Source: Long Island Herald The Elmont Union Free School District’s newest educators were welcomed to the district with a new-teacher orientation, a two-day program comprising workshops, meetings and motivational lessons led by building principals. The orientation, which featured an inspirational speech by Superintendent of Schools Al Harper, was designed to encourage the new teachers toContinue reading “Elmont Welcomes Its Newest Teachers”

The Color of Brilliance: High Achieving Black Scholars at Elmont High School Say People Wonder If They’re Cheating

Source: Karin Chenoweth, Huffington Post The first time I visited Elmont Memorial High School in New York’s Nassau County almost eight years ago, then-principal Al Harper showed me the space where he had carved out the science research lab. It was crammed with myriad equipment. Just what I can’t remember, except that there was a cage andContinue reading “The Color of Brilliance: High Achieving Black Scholars at Elmont High School Say People Wonder If They’re Cheating”