Zavi Sheldon is a 9th grade English teacher at Sunset P-TECH, a collegiate academy in Dallas, Texas. She focuses on improving curricular design to facilitate accessibility and engagement among all students. She taught 8th grade English for four years prior to moving to high school. She is a recipient of the 2022 Class of ‘54 Commitment to Teaching Fellowship from her alma mater, Amherst College. Zavi is an alumna of Urban Teachers DFW, a four year equity and justice-oriented alternative certification, and teacher preparation program. She earned her BA in English in 2018 and an MEd in Secondary English Education from Johns Hopkins University in 2020.