2019 Summer Scholars

Ingram John

John Ingram is a seventh grade humanities and special education teacher in Brooklyn, New York. He teaches at M.S. 839, a diverse public middle school that develops young people who can think critically, communicate effectively, and collaborate with a spirit of curiosity and discovery. In addition to humanities, John writes the seventh grade advisory curriculum, oversees the student council,... Ingram John 's Full Profile

Kwon Sylvia

Sylvia Kwon is entering her 6th year as a middle school Humanities teacher. In addition to teaching a Software Engineering Program (SEP) class, she serves as the faculty advisor for the school's Asian Cultural Club and Eco-Friendly Fashion Show Club. She earned her BA in English and American Literature and MA in Secondary English Education at New York University. One of her primary goals as an... Kwon Sylvia 's Full Profile

Manygoats Sherry

Sherry Manygoats

McGillivray Sarah
Mueller Lori

Lori Mueller is a fourth grade public school teacher in Bowler, Wisconsin. She has been involved in public education for 28 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in education, with a minor in math, from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. She is a lifelong resident of Wisconsin. She has received numerous awards, which recognize her passion and appreciation for Native American culture and... Mueller Lori 's Full Profile

Nute Katherine

Katherine has been a teacher of special education students since 2004.  Her most recent position is as a teacher of gifted students in grades K-12 at the East Stroudsburg North Campus in Bushkill, PA.  Prior to moving to PA, she started her teaching career as a Cohort 8 New York City Teaching Fellow. She has her undergraduate degree from Wheaton College, MA in International Relations and... Nute Katherine 's Full Profile

OHara Rosie

Rosie O’Hara grew up in Washington State and has been a teacher in Portland Public Schools, in Oregon, for ten years. In 2011 she participated in the Oregon Writing Project co-creating the workshop titled Chinese Laborers in the Pacific Northwest: How Economic Turmoil Fueled Discrimination and Murder and later presented this at the 6th and 7th annual Northwest Teaching for Social Justice... OHara Rosie 's Full Profile

Quisenberry Morgan

My name is Morgan Quisenberry and I am a first-year Second Grade teacher at Mount Olive Elementary School in Mount Olive, Alabama. I absolutely adore inspiring, challenging, and learning from my students each day. In 2018, I graduated from Samford University with an undergraduate degree in Elementary, Special, Early Childhood, and Collaborative Education. I hope to continue my education in... Quisenberry Morgan 's Full Profile

Ramsdell Kate

Prior to teaching, Kate Ramsdell was a family psychotherapist and cultural diversity trainer for 15 years. When she switched careers and began teaching, she was surprised to observe that what children learn about Native Americans had not changed much since she herself was in school, decades ago. Kate is interested in raising awareness and empowering U.S. educators to teach children about the... Ramsdell Kate's Full Profile

Sarnacki Marie

Marie Sarnacki: I live in Michigan and just completed my fifth year teaching high school. Currently, I teach 9th-grade English and U.S. history. As an undergraduate, I studied English and history at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, after which I completed a master's degree in secondary education at the University of Arizona. Some of my favorite pastimes include reading, writing, and running... Sarnacki Marie 's Full Profile