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Richard Williams

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Headshot of Richard Williams

Richard Williams is a special education teacher for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). Williams has worked in general education schools in self-contained EBD classrooms and two special education centers for students with severe EBD. He has a master’s in special education from Clark Atlanta University and is currently in the Leadership in Educational Administration program at Cappella University with a focus on compassion fatigue in special education teachers. An active CEC member, Williams has been a Reality 101 blogger as well as a member of the Yes I Can and Diversity Committees. Outside of the classroom, he is a plant-based lifestyle and animal rights advocate who runs a blog of book reviews and current events. In his spare time, he loves to read and go on hikes with his dog.

We’re Winning But We’re Tired: How I’m Keeping the Momentum Going From Our Fight for Educational Equity Both In and Out of the Classroom

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November 13, 2019
It’s officially Fall, and teachers everywhere are celebrating the recent victory of the Chicago Teachers Union. At the same time, we are tired, burnt out, and counting down the days until Thanksgiving break. Here's how I'm keeping the momentum going – not only on a political level, but in the classroom as well. Read more >
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