About The Courses
Coming August 2020 - Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris a book study designed to explore and dissect how the marginalization of Black girls create a toxic learning environment.
John W. Spencer is a lifelong Philadelphian, who believes that K-12 public education is the critical component of our country's sustained economic success. Currently, John is the Principal of John F. McCloskey. He has provided 24 years of service to the School District of Philadelphia as a Principal, Director, and Science teacher. John's first love was always science, which leads him to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Morgan State University. Subsequently, he went on to earn a Master's of Science degree in Instruction from Drexel University, Master's of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University and a Doctorate in Organizational and Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interest includes asynchronous/synchronous distance-learning environments, rigor/relevance of instructional programs, and lesson planning.