Celeste M. Bryant is a social worker who currently consults as a strategic planning consultant and social justice community organizer in the Greater Washington D.C. area. Celeste devotes her career to improving academic achievement in the classroom and has worked directly with schools and youth programs to develop and implement curricula to enhance social-emotional and life skills development through in-school and out-of-school time programs.
She is a contributing author to the book “Equity In the Classroom What it Looks Like and How to Achieve It” published by Scholastic in early 2022. Celeste’s essay is a compilation of tips and strategies garnered from research with teachers and other stakeholders on how to teach and discuss equity and justice in the classroom and the community.
Celeste currently leads social justice efforts and the Building Black Equity Through Homeownership (BETH) campaign of the Washington Interfaith Network in Washington, D.C.