Julia K.

As a colleague, Randa was committed to ensuring the success not only of her classroom, but of the entire grade level.  The most powerful methods I learned for strong pedagogy and classroom management as a beginning teacher were methods I learned from her.  I have the utmost respect not only for her innovative classroom practices and incredible results, but for the way she consistently went above an beyond to infuse joy and create a cohesive, positive school experience for our students so they could excel.

Wafa S.

Ms.Johnson’s teaching abilities were above the expectations of any first year assistant teacher can hope for. Her exemplar standards showed in both her love for her students as well as the extreme growth they exhibited. The skills I’ve learned from her still show in my work as an educator today.

Monique H.

” Randa was supposed to be my cooperating teacher during my student teaching experience. Due to an administrative error, I was placed elsewhere. I was totally bummed out because her style and presence spoke to me. I wanted to be be under her tutelage, not the traditional male perspective of history and boring classroom techniques. Going above and beyond, she still provided me with the guidance I sought. I am forever grateful. “

Frank O.

“Head and shoulders above the rest, Ms. Johnson was THAT TEACHER that everyone referenced, observed and referred to. Why she was not an administrator was beyond me. Now I understand, her path in education is, unique just like her teaching. “

Allen J.

” In awe, I watched Ms. Eason transform an idea into a 80+ person show, with three acts, multiple performances in each act that aligned with the acts message with each act culminating into the theme of the evening, awards and dinner. She did this in a matter of weeks, while teaching, giving mid-terms, having a family of her own and warding off aggressive naysayers, who did not want to see Black and Brown children excel, especially under the guise of a Black woman.We (staff and students) had never seen or experienced anything like it. Always a fine educator but…