Elisse Battle has been a special educator for 18 years, working to empower students and ensure they feel seen, find their own voices, and thrive in and out of school. She's also dedicated to the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and supports students of color, particularly women students of color as they navigate structural barriers. She joins us on Parenting for the Future to talk about the importance of supporting students, their schools, and their parents if we want to create a brighter future for all of our children. Elisse also serves as an upper school learning specialist at the Trinity School in New York, a college preparatory co-educational independent school renowned for providing a world-class education to its students through rigorous academics, outstanding programs in athletics, the arts, peer leadership, and global travel. Elisse also serves as an upper school equity and inclusion coordinator, sits on the school's anti-racism task force, and is the teacher advisor for the Black affairs and girls of color clubs.