José Luis Vilson, Ph.D. Candidate

José Luis Vilson, Ph.D. Candidate (he, him, his) is a veteran educator, writer, speaker, and activist in New York City, NY. He has spoken about education, math, and race for a number of organizations and publications, including the New York Times, The Guardian, TED, El Diario / La Prensa and The Atlantic. He’s a National Board Certified teacher, a Math for America Master Teacher, and the executive director of EduColor, an organization dedicated to race and social justice issues in education. He is currently a doctoral student studying sociology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is now on the board of directors for the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and PowerMyLearning.

He is the author of This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education.