Elena Johnson

2022 Community Listening and Engagement Intern
Chalkbeat asked readers to nominate real-life versions of “Mrs. Howard” from Abbott Elementary.
Recent graduates now in college say focusing on mental health and support from outside groups can be helpful.
Eric Adams is making literacy a priority. Chalkbeat convened a panel, including educators and other experts, to find out what it will take to change the system.
I’m here to engage students, parents, and teachers — and to amplify their voices.