Oman Frame has 16 years of experience in teaching and diversity leadership. He is a gifted motivator and educator who combines real world topics with academic rigor in a way that makes learning personally meaningful for his students. Oman has conducted workshops at the Georgia Independent School Association Conference, the National Middle School Association Conference and the Paideia School in Atlanta, GA, among other venues. He creates curriculum that helps students understand the effects of oppression on underserved communities and inspires commitment to social justice. Oman currently teaches 7th and 8th grade language arts and social studies at the Paideia School where he co-developed a highly successful race, class and gender curriculum template for other teachers. Oman has recently been named the director of equity and justice for the junior high. He is also active in coordinating Race Day, an annual full-day program that gives voice to the unique experiences of students of color at independent schools, and Gender Day, a day of focus on the struggle for gender equity. Oman was featured in Ned Hollowell’s Positively ADD: Real Success Stories to Inspire Your Dreams and has been an 11 Alive News Teacher of the week. He recently has been a part of bell hooks' "Man Enough:theory and practice" seminar, as well as the Black Men Speak series at the bell hooks institute in Berea Kentucky.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Race relations, Gender fluidity/non-binary, middle level education
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