Meet Benita Gordon, our latest edcamp MetroDC participant


Benita Gordon

How are you involved in education?

I have been a public school teacher for over 15 years. I currently teacher 6, 7, 8 Humanities and ELA.

I am passionate about urban education and making sure we have recruited and we are able to retain effective teachers in high needs areas. I also run a company Just Teach Eduction Firm that works with educators, parents, communities on making sure that their kids are receiving the best education.

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

Yes, Northern Virginia

What do you hope to get out of edcamp MetroDC?

Network of other professional educators on the same path of making education available for all and educators essential again.
Learning new ways to incorporate technology in my classroom, how to work with my new teachers, and be a better educator.

If you led a session at edcamp MetroDC, what would you present?

Classroom Management tricks and strategies.
I teach Middle School, that’s why?
I do have eyes in the back of my head!

Register for edcamp MetroDC on May 7, 2016:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC 2016

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