Althea has worked in urban public education for more than ten years. As a high school English teacher, she has led her department’s Professional Learning Group, chaired various committees, and served on the Cultural Competency Team. She helped design and implement the school’s advisory program and has coached the faculty on Making Student Thinking Visible for four years. Althea has presented at local and national conventions and has served on advisory boards for public education organizations. Her areas of interest include student-centered learning, restorative justice, and anti-racist education.