George Lucas Educational Foundation

Kelly Wickham Hurst

Executive Director of Being Black at School

Kelly Hurst has been a teacher, guidance dean, and assistant principal in education for over 20 years. She recently became the Executive Director of Being Black at School and consults with schools and speaks at blogging, education, and corporate conferences.

She lives in Springfield, IL. with her husband where they are the parents of 6 grown children and one granddaughter.

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    Biased Discipline at My School

    A public high school administrator recounts the moment she recognized that her teachers disciplined black and white students differently.