Karuna Skariah, NBCT

Karuna Skariah, NBCT, is currently working as an Instructional Program Coordinator and TAG (Talented and Gifted) teacher at Robert Goddard Montessori Prek-8 School in Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland. She has been an educator for twenty years. She is also a mentor for National Board candidates in the district. As an adjunct professor, Karuna has taught graduate courses on teacher leadership at the National University, California. Recently, Karuna and her students were featured in the National Geographic Educator of the Week Blogspot. She is currently working on a Teach to Lead idea project which advocates for a Teacher Action Committee in Prince George's County Public Schools. Follow her @KSkariah.
Board-Certified Teachers Engage in Dialogue on the Global Stage
Karuna Skariah, NBCTMarch 16, 2016

At 3:30 am, a few weeks ago, I took a taxi on a whim and asked the driver to take my picture at a popular graffiti art on the partially standing Berlin Wall. The artwork, by Dmitri Vrubel, portrays, “the Death Kiss” of Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker in brotherly love, which celebrated the 30th anniversary of the German Democratic Republic. Vrubal created his art after the collapse of The Wall and serves to remind visitors of East Berlin’s dark communist past, but one that succumbed to the increasing urgency for change—progressive thought, global dialogue and a unified vision of…

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