Marsha Birkett, OCT, is an educator with the Toronto District School Board with over fifteen years of classroom experience. In addition to teaching, Marsha actively facilitates varied community workshops. Marsha also provides leadership in the development, organization and facilitation of very successful educational forums for youth during Black Heritage Month. Marsha is a versatile educator who has successfully taught at the elementary through to the high school levels. She has taught in both private and public schools in Toronto, Portland, Oregon and Simcoe County. She is currently the Assistant Curriculum Leader for Social Sciences and the Humanities at her school.