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Curriculum in Context

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Beginning in March of 2020, the world of education was disrupted and potentially altered forever. This project considers the ways that leaders in both K-12 and higher education with the United States of America engaged in leadership to engage with their community. Using a two-part project, we worked with 15 educational leaders to better understand the impact that the COVID- 19 pandemic had on their work. In this paper, we outline the ways that these populations used their roles as educational leaders to provide aid, comfort, and voice for their communities. Using these experiences, we close with some recommendations to consider the ways that leadership can help their communities during times of crisis.


This article was published in Curriculum in Context Spring Summer 2021,

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