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District 191 elementary teacher Qorsho Hassan honored as an Equity Leader

Qorsho Hassan was selected from candidates across the country by Kinect Education Group as a Topnotch Equity Leader and profiled in Kinect’s “Top Notch Tuesday” segment. This prestigious award is given monthly to recognize outstanding educators working on equity and inclusion.

Qorsho is a fifth grade teacher at Gideon Pond Elementary and the curator behind “Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah: Community In-Between,” an exhibit and book that presents color portraits, first-person video stories and written narratives detailing the lived experiences of young Somali-Americans from Columbus, Ohio.