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Retaining Black and Brown Teachers with Dr. Travis J. Bristol

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST

What does the research say? 

Retaining Black and Brown Teachers with Dr. Travis J. Bristol 

February 7 , 2023 4:00 – 6:00  p.m. PST

During the second hour of this event Juna McDaid and Shahana Sarkar will  present strategies and frameworks for retaining BIPOC faculty 

RSVP Here for this Virtual event by February 2.

Travis J. Bristol is an associate professor of teacher education and education policy at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Education. Before joining Berkeley’s faculty, he was a Peter Paul Assistant Professor at Boston University. Using qualitative methods, Dr. Bristol explores three related research strands: (1) the role of educational policies in shaping teacher workplace experiences and retention; (2) district and school-based professional learning communities; (3) the role of race and gender in educational settings. 

He is a former student and teacher in New York City public schools and teacher educator with the Boston Teacher Residency program. Dr. Bristol received his A.B. from Amherst College; an M.A. from Stanford University; and a Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.


Juna McDaid is the Assistant Head of School for Academics at Potomac School in MD and the recently named Head of School at San Francisco School in CA. Juna has a BA from Boston College, a MA from MIddlebury College and a M. Ed. from Boston College. Juna is a former Board Member of NO CA POCIS. 


Shahana Sakar is the Dean of Academics and Community at Head Royce School in CA. She has a BA from Cornell and a MA from John Hopkins University. Shahana is the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of NO CA POCIS. 

Who should attend: Heads of School, Directors of Diversity, Deans, Division Heads, Department Chairs, and Faculty responsible for hiring and retention in Northern California independent schools 


This event is sponsored by NO CA POCIS 


February 7
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST