Henry Cody

Henry “Cody” Miller is an assistant professor of English education at SUNY Brockport. During his seven years as a high school English teacher and in his current role, he positions texts as vehicles to discuss broader socio-political issues in students’ lives and worlds. He leads professional development focused on creating affirming classrooms for LBGTQ youth and supporting teachers in publishing blogs and articles. Cody currently acts as the chair of the National Council of Teachers of English LGBTQ advisory board. He was awarded the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2016. Twitter: @CodyMillerPKY.

Articles by Henry Cody

Black LGBTQ History: Teachers Must Do a Better Job

Our curricula should not present a narrow, monolithic narrative about black history that omits certain voices and identity groups, such as LGBTQ individuals.

Dear President-elect Trump

Three recipients of the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching have an urgent message for President-elect Trump.

Our Work Is Unfinished

After Election Day, this educator remains committed to making room for hope and action in his classroom.

Teaching Ideology and Banned Books

Helping students understand how ideology influences decisions allows them to be more thoughtful and engaged participants in society. Examining banned books is one way into that awareness and engagement.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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