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Empowering educators and leaders to
change the narrative of
urban education through
storytelling and relationship building
so that together we can achieve
REAL equity.

It's time to uncover our needs and those of our students,
to create an environment that fosters

belonging, learning, and unity for all.

Gloria McDaniel-Hall teaching students

  "This approach to learning helped me learn the content easier and made me think about other possibilities to apply the knowledge I gained."

About Urban Legends

Sharing, Strategizing, and Supporting amazing outcomes for the urban education community. We are all about changing the narrative - one student, one story, one district, and one legend at a time!

Dr. Gloria McDaniel-Hall, Founder of Urban Legends Professional Development LLC, has devoted her life to equity for all members of the school community. Education is the human rights issue of our time and she has spent her career among the change-makers and legends who are building a movement around urban education, with her, one step at a time. 


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What we do


Ready to take action? We offer Keynotes, Workshops, and Consulting

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REAL Legend Feature


Highlighting legendary urban educators who are making change in their community

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Resources for urban educators, administrators, and parents: Planning templates, Ted Talks, books, and videos

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Special resources for parents and families (empowerment sources and links to vital information)

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"Dr. McDaniel-Hall is an equity-driven educator with a true passion for teaching. She is responsive to student voice and honors her students’ identities. Her practice is grounded in theory and experience, and her results speak for themselves."

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