CT3 Supports Partner Jackson Public Schools with Safe Water Donation for Staff

Education company donates $5k to Jackson Public Schools’ teachers and support staff for safe drinking water. The Jackson, MS water crisis shows a city struggling to provide access to safe drinking water. CT3 Education, in its second year of partnership with Jackson Public Schools, took decisive action to assist the district’s oft-overlooked staff this week […]

Unprecedented Leadership for Unprecedented Times

A conversation about school leadership during difficult times with Dr. Errick L. Greene, Superintendent, Jackson Public Schools, by Dr. Kristyn Klei Borrero, Founder, CT3 Education Dr. Errick Greene is a lifetime educator, change maker, and leader at the helm of Jackson Public Schools, the largest urban district in the state of Mississippi. Dr. Greene grew […]

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day…

Every day — but especially today — we should all be reminded to act on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words, his guiding principles for how we make America a better version of herself. A gifted and prolific writer and orator, Dr. King left us with no shortage of words from over fifty years […]

A Lesson in Humility

I decided to write this post after I witnessed the events of January 6, 2021 in our nation’s capital. Like many, I was in disbelief, frustrated, saddened, humiliated, and angry. I am a U.S. Airforce veteran and consider myself very patriotic. The events of January 6 disturbed me and challenged my confidence in our government. […]

Our Children Are Watching

The ongoing challenges to the November 3 election outcome culminated Wednesday in an obscene, shameless, abhorrent display of violence that resulted in extremists attacking the U.S. Capitol, a lockdown of legislators who had gathered to certify President-Elect Joe Biden’s and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ Electoral College victory, and the death of at least four extremists and […]

A Story of Caring School Leadership

Stories emotionalize information. A well crafted story can take data, figures, and theory and turn it into something memorable. Transformational leaders understand this and effectively use stories to illuminate, inform, and inspire. What is not as often recognized, however, is the power that comes from the actual crafting of the story. By taking time to […]

Vulnerability and Our Journey to Become and Anti-Racist Organization

Origin of Our Journey to Anti-Racism On Juneteenth, CT3 made a commitment to become a leading anti-racist organization. Soon after, our seven-person anti-racism (AR) committee set out to actualize that commitment. Referring to the work of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and other experts, our team agreed that to be an anti-racist is to actively take […]

Black Poetry Day

On October 17, 2020, we celebrate Black Poetry Day in honor of Jupiter Hammon, who is believed to be the first African American to publish poetry in the United States. He was born into slavery in Long Island, New York on October 17, 1711. His poem An Evening Thought was first published on Christmas Day […]

Selecting Culturally Relevant Texts

Culturally relevant educators acknowledge and appreciate children’s home cultures and validate every student’s experience by seizing opportunities to strengthen the connection between home and school while building better school culture. Building a Better School Culture This can be challenging for teachers who find themselves restricted by curriculum and materials that broadly mirror the experience, values, […]