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Teaching Compassion Spotlight: Jeff Duncan-Andrade

Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Raza Studies and Education Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Educational Equity Initiative at the Wangari Maathai Center for Sustainable Cities and Schools at San Francisco State University.  In addition to these duties, he continues as a high school teacher in East Oakland where for the […]

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Teaching Compassion Spotlight: Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon is an internationally recognized educator, child advocate and parenting expert. In 1996, she founded Roots of Empathy, a program that teaches empathy and emotional literacy to children through classroom visits with infants and their mothers. Her program is currently offered in several countries, including Canada, New Zealand, the United States, the Republic of […]

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Compassion in the Arts Spolight: Nancy McGirr

Nancy McGirr is the founder and Executive Director of Fotokids, a non-profit program that began 20 years ago when she gave cameras to children living in Guatemala City’s vast garbage dump and had them document their lives. Fotokids, originally called Out of the Dump, now has projects in six urban and rural communities, including an […]

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Save the Date

Mark your calendar now for TEDxGoldenGateED — June 11, 2011.

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