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Black Educator Series - August 28, 2020

Today, our Black Educator Series features Inez Beverly Prosser and Dr. Dorothy Lavinia Brown.

Inez Beverly Prosser is often regarded as the first Black female to receive a PhD in psychology, and had a lifelong passion for education. Prosser was born in Yoakum, Texas in 1897, where she began her career as a teacher after receiving her degree in teacher training. After accepting a teaching position in Austin, Prosser began taking classes at Samuel Huston college to earn her Bachelor's degree. However, due to segregated schools, Prosser was forced to leave Texas to complete her graduate studies, eventually receiving her PhD in psychology from the University of Cincinnati.

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Horizons at Home Highlights

#HorizonsAtHome2020 was a unique, unforgettable summer! Click here to view a short video of highlights from across the Horizons Network.

To compliment their online classrooms, Horizons program staff, volunteers, and Board members are visiting students at home to deliver Horizons gear and materials for their summers. Students have received books, school and art supplies, STEM kits, games, seeds to plant, yoga mats, gift cards, healthy snacks, and more - this Horizons at the Episcopal Academy family is excited! 

 

During this one-of-a-kind summer of physical distancing, Horizons siblings learned alongside each other in their virtual classrooms! Here, a Horizons at University School of Nashville student reads to her younger brother.

 

 

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