Show #23 Inclusionism with Mahaliel Bethea, Principal of Eagle Academy Harlem

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Sep 23 2019 61 mins  
This week, JFK talked education and policy with Principal Mahaliel Bethea of the famed boys school Eagle Academy @EAFNYC. Born and raised in the South Bronx, He began his teaching career by way of Teach for America in the very neighborhood he grew up in. Before transitioning into school leadership, Mr. Bethea founded and developed an award winning step team and a international travel abroad program, which provided opportunities for students to travel to Costa Rica, Japan, Peru, Spain and China. In addition to his work with student activities, he served as Grade Team Chair, History Department Head, School Leadership Team Member, Professional Development Team Member, Dean of Students and Dean of Instruction before founding his own school in 2013 Mr. Bethea now serves as the Founding Principal of the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem. Eagle Harlem is a 6-12 public school unconditionally committed to the development of young men committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, strong character and responsible leadership. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: