WATCH: Culture Before Content Podcast with SPS Music Educator Jabari Tovar ’12

Posted on: June 6, 2024
Jabari Tovar Culture Before Content Podcast

Collins Middle School/Saltonstall/Salem High School music educator Jabari Tovar (SHS Class of 2012), joins host David Duarte on the Culture Before Content Podcast to discuss his background and how he became a music educator; his teaching philosophy; and how he gets his students to love playing music.

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Salem Public Schools is an urban public school district in Salem, Massachusetts. Salem is a small, diverse city with a proud maritime and immigrant history. Our leaders and our teachers are all passionate about education and understand the urgency of improving student achievement with equity and social-emotional needs as the lens we view all of our work through. We respect and value the racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity of our students and their families, and have a strong commitment to the Salem community. Salem Public Schools staff serve all of our students, regardless of ability or language. Salem Public Schools enrolls approximately 4,000 students across its eleven schools.