Philip G. Vroom Community School Social Studies teacher, Mrs. Giselle Torres, is pictured at the Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kansas. Ms. Torres visited the site recently when she attended the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmark of American History and Culture Summer Seminar, Native American and African-American Educational Experiences in Kansas, 1830-1960, at the University of Kansas. Ms. Torres was one of only a small number of teachers from throughout the nation that were selected to participate in this prestigious program.
Bayonne Teacher One of Few Selected to Participate in Native American and African-American Educational Experiences in Kansas, 1830-1960
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