Mid-City Messenger Series: “A Family of Educators”

May 23, 2020

Cortnee Antoine White is in her first year of teaching; she is a fifth grade math teacher at Behrman. Colby is in her second year as a third grade math teacher at Berhman. Carl has been teaching for eight years and is an eighth grade math teacher at 42 Charter School. His wife, Ashley Johnson-Antoine, is also in her eighth year, and teaches eighth grade ELA at 42. Their daughter attends Behrman, where she is taught by both Tara and CortneeĀ .

This winter, we spoke to the Antoines about their experience as educators in New Orleans. Since the COVID-19 crisis hit, of course, many aspects of their work have changed. In late April, we checked in with Tara Antoine about teaching in this moment; we share her reflections at the close of this piece.

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