Set Comfort Aside

Originally Published in the Greater Park Hill News – Oct 31st, 2021 White Supremacy Is Not A Shark; It Is The Water By Erin Pier For the GPHN Erin Pier My husband and I have been on a 90’s movie kick lately. Recently, after tucking the kids in bed, we decided it...

The Beautifully Different Brain

Originally published in the Greater Park Hill News, June 1st, 2021 Identifying Dyslexia Should Be The Norm, Not The Outlier By Erin Pier For the GPHN Erin Pier My daughter’s brain operates in a beautifully different way from mine. She has an episodic memory that...

Life After A Year Of Solitude

Originally published in the Greater Park Hill News, March 31st, 2021 A Time To Move, Create, Connect, And Be Kind By Erin Pier For the GPHN Erin Pier Last September in these pages, I compared the crisis of COVID-19 with that of Sept. 11, 2001. I shared my opinion that...

A Big Win for Equity

Originally Published March 1st, Greater Park Hill News STEAM Academy Will Celebrate Black History, Black Joy and Black Culture 365 Days A Year By Erin Pier For the GPHN Erin Pier As a contributing columnist for Park Hill Neighbors for Equity in Education, I write...

Owning Our History

Originally Published in the Greater Park Hill News, Feb 2nd, 2021 It’s Time For Reflection And Action In Our Classrooms By Erin Pier For the GPHN Erin Pier Over the past year, Americans have been confronted with numerous examples of irrefutable racism. Ahmaud Arbery....

An Education Unlike Any Other

Originally published in The Greater Park Hill News on Dec 1st, 2020 Reflections Of A Year Of Schools, Interrupted Erin Pier I left my in-person job for the last time on a Thursday in March, under the impression I was beginning a three-week “extended spring break.”...