Standing In My Truth – My Coming Out Journey

PCM Core Member, Ty Johnson (he/him) is an educator in Philadelphia, who specializes in special education, science, reading, and math. Ty completed leadership training with PhillyPLUS, where he learned to balance adaptive and technical skill sets to drive teacher improvement and gains in student outcomes. His greatest achievements came while serving as an Assistant Principal of specialized services in a charter junior high school. Ty is proud of having designed a virtual workshop for teachers, parents and community members on talking with young children about race, racism & creating anti-racist learning environments. Ty calls himself a life-long learner and commits to partnering with teachers, leaders, students, and parents to transform communities. He hopes to contribute to the field through writing on topics such as teaching and learning, social justice, and community engagement. Outside of work, Ty enjoys cooking, fitness, and travel.

We are incredibly proud of Ty at Philly Children’s Movement. He is a beautiful visionary with an incredible spirit and professional work ethic. Congratulations Ty on this amazing article – This acknowledgement is much deserved!!