Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., has announced the appointment of Angelica Johnson, M.A. as Coordinator of the Teachers of Color Program, Like Me, for Lourdes University. Having worked in education for over 10 years, Johnson brings a wealth of educational and leadership experience to this position.
As coordinator of Like Me, a program developed by the Lourdes University Division of Education, Johnson will work to decrease the disparity in teachers of color across our region and the country.
The mission of this program is to attract, prepare and mentor students of color to obtain employment in partner schools in order to address the large disparity between students of color and teachers of color. To date, the University has established partnerships with Springfield Local, Sylvania, Toledo Public and Washington Local Schools.