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The hole in the bucket analogy alludes to the dearth of black male public school teachers and negative impact this has on black male students. Helping to attract more black males to teaching and giving them the ability to be positive role models is Profound Gentlemen, founded in 2014 by Jason Terrell and Mario Shaw. This nonprofit helps current and would-be teachers to have the resources, training, and support network needed to enter and stay in the profession.
Among the life lessons the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent shared straddled the boundary between personal and professional. Examples of life lessons that impacted him professional and personally: people who inspired him to go into teaching; teaching philosophies such as the importance of building a rapport with students; what it is about teaching that inspires him to still be passionate about the profession.