Sydney Chaffee is the 2017 National Teacher of the Year and a Humanities teacher, instructional coach, and department chair at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, MA. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and holds a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.Ed. from Lesley University. Sydney has spoken to audiences around the world about the power of education as a transformative tool to work towards social justice, Learn more at www.sydneychaffee.com.