Celia Oyler is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is the author of three books, the most recent one: Actions Speak Louder than Words: Community Activism as Curriculum. Celia directs the inclusive education programs at TC and is the co-director of the Teachers College Inclusive Classrooms Project. Lately, all she wants to do is fight for public education that offers rich curriculum to all children, particularly those from low income families. She taught in rural and urban low income communities for 15 years before getting her PhD in curriculum from the University of Illinois-Chicago.