Brothers Empowered to Teach Initiative

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Strengthen the teacher pipeline in New Orleans by increasing the number of well-prepared, culturally competent African American males entering the profession via an extended alternative certification model which includes mentoring during first-year classroom placements

Dec. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2021

Focus Area

Thriving Children

Geographic Focus




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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

“Sèvi ak lajan an jan w vle depi se sante timoun, byennèt timoun ak kè kontan pou timoun w ap ankouraje.” - W.K. Kelòg