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3rd Annual BOND Summit: The Impact of Male Teachers of Color in Schools (MCPS & The BOND Project)

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The Building Our Network of Diversity (BOND) Project is a Montgomery County Public School’s (MCPS) grassroots initiative focused on the recruitment, development, retention, and empowerment of male educators of color. We are hosting a rich and meaningful public conversation about workforce diversity, with a particular focus on the impact of male educators of color on male students of color. Come and learn about the research, programs, and experiences around this issue and how male educators of color seek to provide windows and mirrors for ALL students. Light dinner will be served.



5:30pm – 6:00pm Networking

6:00pm – 7:00pm Panel Discussion

7:00pm – 7:30pm Q & A / Networking


–Ms. Shebra Evans, President, Montgomery County Public Schools, Board of Education.

–Dr. Ramon Goings, Professor, School of Education, Loyola University; Editor, Journal of African American Males in Education.

–Mr. Brandon Wallace, Professor, School of Education, Montgomery College.

–Mr. Douglas Rivera, School Counselor (ESOL) at Quince Orchard HS, Minority Scholars Program Sponsor.

–Mrs. Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, MCPS Parent, Dignity in Schools Campaign and Racial Justice NOW organizations.

–Student Voice Panelist


Wheaton Woods Elementary School
4510 Faroe Place
Rockville, MD 20853 United States
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Montgomery County Public Schools
The Bond Project