Andratesha Fritzgerald is an urban education expert who is committed to excellence in urban education. She has worked in urban education for over fifteen years as a teacher, building leader and currently at the district level in urban school district in Ohio. As a Martha Holding Jennings Foundation Scholar, Fritzgerald exhibited excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to urban education from the very start of her career. She was featured in Education Week twice. With a passion for UDL and culturally responsive teaching and learning, she has helped districts, buildings and teachers to craft implementation plans and professional practice cadres to become expert learners while transforming learning communities. In her new book, Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning: Building Expressways to Success, Tesha helps teachers and leaders in urban schools to implement UDL to narrow the achievement gap, increase graduation rates, and increase the outcomes and next generation skills of all learners in ways that are both culturally sustaining and linguistically appropriate.