Category Archives: Community and culture

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Creating a path for underserved youth to become teachers



Margarita Bianco Associate Professor, Special Education, Teacher Education
Margarita Bianco
Associate Professor, Special Education, Teacher Education

Margarita Bianco, associate professor of education at CU Denver, founder of Pathways2Teaching and a Timmerhaus Ambassador, speaks with CU’s Ken McConnellogue about:

  • The Pathways2Teaching program for 11th and 12th graders, which encourages underserved youth to become teachers in their communities
  • Empowering youth by having them explore the disparities in their communities and research ways to fix them
  • CU Denver students interacting and inspiring K-12 students
  • Her upcoming tour speaking to schools and nonprofits about attracting and retaining diverse teachers

Contribute to CU scholarships for Pathways2Teaching graduates here