THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT APPOINTS ZAKIYA JACKSON AS NEW PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2021Contact: Jim Hile(734) 717-9687, jim@expectations.org THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT WELCOMES ZAKIYA JACKSON AS PRESIDENT Washington, DC – The Expectations Project Founder Nicole Baker Fulgham today announced that Zakiya N. Jackson has officially become president of the nonprofit education reform organization. Jackson began working for TEP in 2015 and has served as the group’s VP of Training and, …

TEP Hiring Advocacy and Training Manager

The Advocacy and Training Manager oversees the production of supports and resources needed to successfully launch advocacy campaigns and execute training. This position works closely with the VP of Advocacy. The Expectations Project’s advocacy campaigns are central to how the organization advances the cause of equity in Public Education.  About The Expectations Project  The Expectations Project (TEP) mobilizes people of …

The Expectations Project Statement on the Atlanta Murders

Washington, DC— We are devastated by the murders of 8 people in Atlanta, 6 of whom were Asian American women. We see this as a crime motivated by gender and race. Asian people face terrible oppression in our society yet they deserve equity at work, at school, and in every aspect of their day-to-day lives. As we advocate for all children …

No Civil Rights for YOU

Our work at The Expectations Project is closely knit to the broader work of civil rights in America. The conditions of public schools are intimately tied to racial equity and justice. In light of this, Zakiya Jackson, our Vice President of Training & Resources, offers her reflections on several pressing civil rights matters and how they are related to our …

FIVE PRINCIPLES ON EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND COVID-19: PRIORITIZING VULNERABLE STUDENTS DURING THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

We’re living in extraordinary times. Nationwide school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have not only disrupted millions of lives, they have further entrenched long-standing disparities in our public school system and placed students who are already vulnerable at even greater risk. For the 2020-2021 school year, policymakers, educators, families and students face impossible choices as our nation balances the …

Nicole Baker Fulgham Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and Demand for Equal Justice

Washington, DC— Today the founder and President of The Expectations Project, Dr. Nicole Baker Fulgham released the following statement in response to the murder of George Floyd, and the need to demand urgent reforms to end racial injustice in our criminal justice system: “Heartbroken. Frustrated. Exhausted. Disgusted. Rage. Those five words only describe a sliver of the array of emotions …

Devotional One // I’m No Math Teacher

With school closures across the nation, suddenly, we’re not only the loving adults in the lives of our children—but we’re also expected to be their teachers. We know that homework packets and online lessons can’t take the place of school. We all want our kids to learn, and now more than ever, that falls to us parents. That is a …

Weekly News Roundup: Remote Learning Shift Exposes Tech Gaps

As schools across the country shut down, parents, students, and teachers are left with uncertainty and questions about what the future holds. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we’ll work to keep you up to date on the education world’s response to this crisis. As we’ve seen time and time again, many of our nation’s students are …

Weekly News Roundup: Guidance Harms High-Poverty Districts

As schools across the country shut down, parents, students, and teachers are left with uncertainty and questions about what the future holds. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we’ll work to keep you up to date on the education world’s response to this crisis. As we’ve seen time and time again, many of our nation’s students are …

A Prayer Guide for Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Raising children is always hard work and this current health crisis and school closures have made it much harder. This five-session prayer guide invites God’s help with the unique challenges families are now facing, with encouragement from the Bible, suggestions for prayer for all families, and additional prayer suggestions for our most vulnerable students. DOWNLOAD THE PRAYER GUIDE >> Inside …