Sydney Chaffee '05: Social Justice Belongs in Our Schools (2019 Wright Lecture)

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday


The Child Development Institute presents the 2019 Thomas H. Wright Lecture:
Social Justice Belongs in Our Schools

Sydney Chaffee '05 is a 9th grade humanities teacher, department chair, and instructional coach at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, MA. As 2017 National Teacher of the Year, she has spoken to audiences around the world about the limitless power of teachers and students to change the world. Sydney is a National Board Certified Teacher with a passion for helping diverse learners grow through authentic, relevant, interdisciplinary curricula. She earned her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her M.Ed. from Lesley University.

The Thomas H. Wright Lecture, inaugurated in 1995, honors Thomas H. Wright's dedication to Sarah Lawrence and his long service on the Board of Trustees. An endowment, established by the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, funds the lecture.