Press September 28, 2018
BDS Teacher Valencia Clay Featured on NBC’s Megyn Kelly Today Show
Valencia Clay, an 8th grade teacher at the Baltimore Design School, has made headlines for her inspirational teaching style.
In a recent conversation, Ms. Clay discussed her whole-hearted belief that all of our kids can read and comprehend context at a competitive level. Her job is to give them the tools and fuel their interests to incentivize participation. Valencia Clay has been able to use ‘best practices’ from around the world to reach our scholars on an individual basis at their level and motivate them to the next.
The Megyn Kelly Today Show took notice and sent a film crew out to interview Ms. Clay. Following is from the Today Show website:
How a Baltimore teacher is ‘bridging education and activism’
Valencia Clay, an 8th grade teacher at the Baltimore Design School, has made headlines for her inspirational teaching style. She shares her lessons on Instagram, pushing her students to think critically about themselves. Clay, who says her “board is her picket sign,” shares her story with Megyn Kelly. Click to view.