Jillian McRae

Jillian McRae

English Teacher (specializing in Sociology, race, class, & gender) / Instructional Coach Ossining High School

Jillian McRae has been a public school English teacher for eighteen years. She has co-created and co-taught several college level courses during her tenure at Ossining High School including: SUNY: Classism, Racism, Sexism; The Black Experience through Literature & History; Concepts of Race & Culture in the Modern World; and Latinos in the U.S. She has an undergraduate degree in English with a double minor in Urban Education and Africana Studies from the University at Albany and a Masters in English Education from Teachers College. She lives in New Rochelle with her greatest accomplishment in life, her daughter, Jalen.

Press Clippings:

Once racially troubled, a district shrinks the achievement gap, The Hechinger Report, 2013.

Race Conversations in the Classroom, CRE Stories, 2018.

Keywords: Racial Justice, Culturally Responsive Education, Teaching