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Tonia Holmes-Sutton, Ed.D., NBCT, is a member of the NBPTS Board of Directors and is leading the way in education advocacy in southern Nevada. Her primary service and support has been to children and families of high-needs communities within the Las Vegas Valley. Locally, Holmes-Sutton serves as the Nevada Interim State Director for Teach Plus. More globally, Holmes-Sutton served as a former Governor-appointed member on the Nevada State Board of Education. In addition to serving as a Board Director for WestEd, she is also a member of the National for Professional Teaching Standards Board of Directors and a founding member of the National Network of Accomplished Minoritized Educators.
The Five Core Propositions: A Framework for Community and Connection
Tonia Holmes-Sutton, NBCTMarch 18, 2020

It’s 12:26 A.M here in Las Vegas. It’s only been a few hours since Governor Steve Sisolak ordered a statewide closure of all casinos, restaurants, bars, and nonessential businesses for the next 30 days. This latest response to COVID-19 comes only two days after Governor Sisolak announced the closure of all public, charter, and private schools, and five days after he held a press conference to declare a state of emergency for Nevada. Circumstances have changed quickly. It seems not that long ago that news of the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China was being reported. Tonight, as I watch the…

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