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Shareefah Mason

Teacher, department chair, Dallas ISD

Shareefah Mason is the social studies department chair at A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School and a Distinguished Teacher and Ambassador in the Dallas ISD. She is a Teach Plus DFW Policy Fellowship alumna.

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I had a teacher who looked like me

It is imperative that my students feel like they matter, and that they are accurately represented in their classrooms. I want them to see someone who looks like them, shares similar experiences and provides authentic anecdotes to overcome the challenges they experience.