Jamila Sams and Blake Kohn – School Mentorship and the Importance of Schools Connecting to Each Other

By Jen Cort

Jen Cort is an education consultant in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and justice. In this podcast, Jen opens up a "third space"— a place outside our familiar home and work environments — in order that we might begin to engage in some of the provocative questions that need to be addressed. Listen in as Jen speaks with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field.

Jamila Sams founder of “Go To Ms. Sams” and Blake Kohn, Director of National Network of Schools in Partnership share the import of student mentorships and school to school partnerships.

Blake Kohn, Executive Director of National Network of Schools in Partnership, is a lifelong educator who has spent time in schools as a teacher, counselor and administrator. At NNSP she works to connect educators of all sectors (public, private and independent) in order to bring increased and enhanced community engagement and partnership opportunities to all students and teachers.