What do you know about our new CPS Board Member, Dr. Carlos Azcoitia? He seems like a real educator. http://t.co/7639lC82— CODE Chicago (@CODE4Democracy) November 18, 2012
Today Mayor Emanuel announced the appointment of Dr. Carlos Azcoitia to the Chicago Public Schools Board of Education.
Collection of links:
- He is a proponent of Community Schools.
- He wrote twice for Catalyst Chicago on Community Schools and immigration.
- He spoke at the Midwest High School SIG Conference in May 2011:
- He founded Spry Community School.
- 2008 comment on an old District299 blog post praising Dr. Azcoitia as a teacher.
- In 2009 he helped launch an advocacy group named Latinos United for Priorities in Education.
- Several years ago he spoke on WGN News about a 4 day school week.
NLU’s Carlos Azcoitia says there are three elements to community #schools: empowerment, mobilization and self-reliance.
— National Louis Alums (@NLU_Alumni) October 18, 2012
I created a YouTube playlist of videos where he talks about community schools and various CPS & education issues, mostly from National Louis University’s YouTube account: