Shaping the Teacher Identity: Crafting Culture and Creating Partnership

A 15-hour course from Identity Talk and Teaching Channel

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Learn to define your teacher identity through videos, articles, discussion topics, podcasts, and more. 


Complete eight asynchronous modules that provide a clear path towards defining your teacher identity.


Work individually or with your colleagues to learn culturally responsive teaching practices.

Course Content

Shaping the Teacher IdentityKwame Sarfo-Mensah and Teaching Channel have partnered to bring you a 15-hour course based on his book Shaping the Teacher Identity

Throughout eight modules individuals or teams of colleagues will work to define their teacher identities and identify how their unique life experiences can positively impact student achievement. 

Upon completion, educators will receive a certificate for completing 15 PD hours.

1 Course Introduction
2 Story of Teacher Origin
3 Creating Community Connections
4 Culturally Responsive Teaching & Learning
5 Bringing Joy to Your Students & Classroom
6 Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator
7 Identifying Your Personal Goals
8 Course Closing + Certificate


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Individual Access - $149.99

In addition to the 15-hour course, you'll also get a one-year subscription to Teaching Channel.

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School or District Access

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Shaping the Teacher Identity Webinar Series

How have your life experiences shaped who you are in the classroom?

Join Kwame Sarfo-Mensah and Wendy Amato as they explore how understanding your teacher identity can positively impact student success. They also define the steps towards identifying the intangible qualities that uniquely define who you are as an educator.

March 18th, 2021

Making Good Teachers Great: Shaping Teacher Identity

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March 25th, 2021

Creating Community Connections

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Meet Our Speakers


Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

Author & Educator

Kwame taught middle school mathematics for nine years in Philadelphia and Boston before founding Identity Talk Consulting, LLC, an independent educational consulting firm that provides professional development and consulting services to educators globally. He's also the author of Shaping the Teacher Identity: 8 Lessons That Will Help Define the Teacher in You, a self-help book for teachers looking to define their roles as agents of change in the classroom. 


Wendy Amato


Wendy is an active teacher education specialist and uses her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction to develop and facilitate professional development and continuing education.