Lori Nazareno

Lori is a staff member at Center for Teaching Quality working on School Redesign, a National Board Certified Teacher, and has 25 years of teaching experience. Lori's post is part of CTQ's blogging roundtable on equity and social justice in education. Join the discussion by commenting on this blog and checking out the other blogs in this series. Follow CTQ on Facebook and Twitter to see when each new blog is posted and use #CTQCollab to chime in on social media.

Leaning into My Truth

September 8, 2017

Editor’s Note: Over the next two months, the Center for Teaching Quality, in partnership with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, will be hosting a blogging roundtable discussion that focuses on issues of equity and social justice. This blog has also been published on CTQ’s website. I am a lesbian. There. I said it. It’s not that people don’t know; it’s that I rarely say those words out loud. And I never said it out loud when I was teaching. Why is that? The truth is that saying it out loud is scary, and during my teaching years could have gotten…

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