Leo Glaze has been a middle school history teacher for 15 years and is in his sixth year at The Waverly School in Pasadena, California. He teaches history from the perspective of traditionally marginalized groups and uses student inquiry and collaboration to guide his lessons. Glaze has spent more than two years as a member of Waverly's DEI committee, has facilitated BIPOC high school student and faculty affinity spaces, and has helped create anti-racist professional development at the school.
Aside from teaching, Glaze presents aspects of his curriculum at education and history conferences across the country. He is an independent equity, education and justice consultant who helps teachers develop and enhance their courses of studies, and advises nonprofit organizations and corporations. He has a BA in history from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BA in political science and MA in history from Arizona State University.