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TEACHERS LIKE ME 

IS MAKING
AN IMPACT

Teachers Like Me is helping current teachers and students that want to become teachers to reach their goals and be the best possible teachers. Listen to the great impact that TLM is making by Recruiting, Developing and Retaining Teachers in the Kansas City Area.    FIND OUT ABOUT HOW YOU CAN HELP 

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CURRENT

HOUSING

Teachers Like Me is providing HOUSING for teachers

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FUTURE

HOUSING

Teachers Like Me is launching a campaign to build more housing for Teachers.

We would like 500 individuals to donate to the “We Love Teachers” Campaign
We need donations from $20-$200 for the month of February.

 

Click on the Donate button above or you can also MAIL YOUR CHECK DONATIONS to:
Teachers Like Me: 4128 Tracy, Kansas City, MO 64110

About Us
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VISION

Teachers Like Me aims to increase the number of Black teachers by removing barriers to entry and providing the support needed to be effective and responsive to the academic and social needs of all students, specifically students of color.

Only 2% of teachers in the US

are Black males in public education

GETTING TO KNOW

TEACHERS LIKE ME

Dr. Trinity Davis, President and Founder of Teachers Like Me introduces the program and highlights the beginning of the 2021 School Year. Meet the Cohort of Students and Teachers that are part of TEACHERS LIKE ME.

WHY WE EXIST

Teachers Like Me is an organization dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining Black teachers in public education in the Kansas City area.

Cohort #3

School Year 2023-24

Cohort
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Cohort #2

School Year 2022-23

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COHORT #1

MEET

ARTICLES & STORIES

Check out our latest articles and news stories for insights into how we continue to accomplish our mission to recruit, retain, and develop Black teachers for Kansas City urban schools. Dive into the stories that inspire change and join us in making a difference! Click the links to explore these great articles.

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OUR MISSION

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Recruitment

Teachers Like Me is focused on two groups of people: college of education graduates from partner universities and high school students to receive a bachelor's degree in education. Incentives to recruit the teachers include signing bonuses, relocation fees, affordable housing, and scholarships.

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Development

Teachers Like Me is focused on developing a strong instructional pedagogy with a culturally responsive lens. Teachers will be provided additional professional develop by Teachers Like Me to improve instructional practices. 

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Retention

Teachers remaining in their school and/or district will receive a retention bonus each year. 

It's not enough to just be able to recruit and develop great teachers if we don't invest in filling the needs of those teachers and making sure that we retain them in our schools.

Our Mission


WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

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Contact Us

Meet The Board of Directors

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KOFI LOMOTEY

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ADRIENNE
TAYLOR

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BOBBIE
SHUJAA

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Joe
Keal

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DAVID
HURFORD

STEPHEN
WILLIAMS

PAMELA
WEBB

Board Of Directors
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