Andrew T. Kemp, Ed.D.
Chair of Teacher Education, University of Nebraska at Kearney
Associate Professor of Curriculum, Instruction, and Social Justice
Diversity and Inclusion Fellow
President: American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
We, as people, have the unalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness no matter our race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, sexuality, gender, ability, or class; every person has an equal right to a quality, public education that respects the uniqueness of each of person to become a valuable and active member of our democracy.
“ If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality."
"Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something." -Henry David Thoreau
"If you can do nothing else, do whatever is in your power to make the people in your life feel completely unashamed of who they are." -Sam Killerman
“Conquer anger with non-anger. Conquer badness with goodness. Conquer meanness with generosity. Conquer dishonesty with truth.” -Buddha
"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world."