ELA RESIDENT TEACHER, NASHVILLE TEACHER RESIDENCY
Brittany T. Paschall does freedom work as an educator, minister, and organizer, aligning social justice and education. She currently serves as an ELA Resident Teacher with the Nashville Teacher Residency in MNPS. As a second-generation public educator, she has a passion for education and social justice. Brittany believes education is a breeding ground for liberation and feels it is a joy to empower her students to think and act; the world is dependent on them. She understands that to encourage the next generation of students to fully lead our communities and to do that, they deserve to have access to quality education from teachers, facilities, and materials. Brittany is also the founder of We Remember Nashville, an organizing and public memory effort that aims to address the historical terror of lynching in Davidson County. Brittany is a graduate of Grand Canyon University, where she studied sociology. She is a native of Nashville, the great-great-granddaughter of an enslaved man, and is deeply connected to the
intersections of being Black, southern, and woman. The proud daughter of Glenn and Delta Paschall: her fearless Black educator parents, and granddaughter to Sarah E. Tolbert, who taught her how to love.