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About Josue Falaise, Ed.D.

Dr. Josue Falaise began his 20-year career as an elementary school science teacher. Then he became a middle and high school biology and environmental science teacher. After four years of teaching and time as an adjunct professor, he spent the last 16 years as an administrator in the roles of principal and Chief Academic Officer/Assistant Superintendent in urban and suburban school districts. Dr. Falaise has been the director of the Rutgers Institute for Improving Student Achievement (RIISA) since January 2018. RIISA is an institute whose primary work and focus is equity. The institute delivers powerful learning opportunities to K-12 school districts, businesses or organizations, locally within this great state of NJ, nationally and globally. 

Show Highlights

  • What is race?
  • Race and privilege
  • Why segregated schools are problematic for Social and Emotional Learning
  • Social and Emotional learning
  • Looking at diversity in books
  • Lack of diversity in books and it’s impact on Social and Emotional Learning
  • SEL and school discipline

Connect with Josue

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Twitter: @josuefalaise

IG: @josuefalaise

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