Who we are

TITUS was started in 2011 as an educational advocacy group dedicated to ensuring quality education for historically marginalized youth. Guided by a historical model that honors African American pedagogical and justice-oriented practices, TITUS works with community members school leaders, teachers, parents, and students to address contemporary issues in urban education and support students’ contemporary issues in urban education and support students’ intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Read more here

our values

TITUS values the

  • Disruption of problematic representations and perceptions surrounding Urban students and their communities; 

  • Quality educational experiences and resources for Urban Students; 

  • Narratives of excellence in celebration of Urban students and communities; 

  • Nurturing of students as they develop identity, voice and agency; and

  • Preservation of communal and cultural assets. 

Meet the executive board

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Dr. Sheryl J. Croft (Co-Director)

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Dr. Tiffany D. Pogue (Co-Director)

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Dr. Brandi Hinnant-Crawford

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Dr. Latrise P. Johnson

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Dr. Amber Jones

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Dr. Miyoshi Juergensen

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Dr. Vincent D. Willis