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Teachers Against Child Detention (TACD) is a group of teachers led by Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year.

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TEACH-In Lessons

Our Teach-In For Freedom in El Paso is complete! You can watch specific lessons below. To see speeches and other content from the teach-in, click HERE.

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Lesson 1: History of Immigration in America          Lesson 5: Detention Centers Today

Lesson 2: Immigration in the U.S. Today                 Lesson 6: Impact on Immigrant Children

Lesson 3: Countries of Origin and Push Factors     Lesson 7: Teaching Immigration 

Lesson 4: Understanding Asylum

Lesson 1: History of immigration in america

 

Michelle Cottrell-Williams, 2018 Virginia Teacher of the Year, teaches on the Early History of Immigration

Michael Soskil, 2018 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year, teaches Stories of Immigrant Children from NE Pennsylvania

Luke Rosa, Virginia Social Studies Teacher and Founder of Company Students of History, teaches on Mexican Repatriation during Great Depression

Kristin Hayes-Leite, 2018 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year, and Kathy Couchon, 2005 Presidential Award Winner, teach on History of Human Rights and Adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Rick Joseph, 2016 Michigan Teacher of the Year, and Dr. Amy Hewett-Olatunde, 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, read poetry

Lesson 2: Immigration in the U.S. Today

 

Anchorage teachers Janice Littlebear, Cheryl Childers and Alfonso Licata teach on DACA, the DREAM Act and Mixed Status Families

Lesson 3: countries of origin and push factors

 

Paul Howard, 2018 Washington D.C. Teacher of the Year, teaches on Why El Salvadorans Migrate to the U.S.

Sarahi Monterrey, 2019 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year, teaches on Push Factors and Central American Immigrant Stories

Panel: Micah Nelson, Daphne Draa and Kathleen Rauth, Indiana Teachers of the Year, on Push and Pull Factors: Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

Lesson 4: understanding asylum

 

Cathy Presnell, 2016 Tennessee Teacher of the Year, teaches on Asylum: What It Is, What It Does

Beth Ronk, Oregon English Teacher, teaches Policies to Deter Asylum

Joseph Erickson, Washington Ethnic Studies Teacher, reads Poems

Suzanne Tilton, Retired Teacher and El Paso volunteer for asylum seekers, teaches How We Can Welcome Migrants

Lesson 5: detention centers Today

 

Panel Discussion: Mandy Manning (2018 National Teacher of the Year), Amy Andersen (2018 New Jersey Teacher of the Year), Ivonne Orozco (2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year), Stephanie Gallardo (Washington Teacher), Michael Soskil (2018 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year) and Sarahi Monterrey (2019 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year)

Lesson 6: IMPACT OF DETENTION AND ENFORCEMENT ON IMMIGRANT CHILDREN

 

Leslie Anaya, 2018 Texas Regional Teacher of the Year, teaches on Conversations in the Classroom on Immigration

Kelly Holstein, 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, teaches Impact of Trauma and Attachment Theory

Beth Davey, 2018 Missouri Teacher of the Year, teaches Impact of Fear and Trauma on Foundational Identity of Children

Ben Walker, 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year, teaches History of Separating Native Alaskan Families

Jinni Forcucci, 2018 Delaware Teacher of the Year, on Welcoming the Immigrant Stories

Lesson 7: TEACHING IMMIGRATION TO STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIES

 

Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year, and Ivonne Orozco, 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year, on Teaching Immigration by Creating Connection

Amy Andersen, 2018 New Jersey of the Year, on Teaching Immigration Through Empathy and Songs About Social Justice

Josh Meibos, 2018 Arizona Teacher of the Year, on Culturally Responsive Teaching

Lindsey Jensen, 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year, on Core Beliefs