Aaron is a teacher, administrator, higher education faculty, and an author, currently working as an Equity Leadership Coach with the Equity Collaborative. He has twenty years of experience in public education and has served as a classroom teacher, principal, director of instruction, and assistant superintendent with a commitment to equity in public school environments. He most recently served as the assistant superintendent for diversity, equity, and inclusion in a public school district. Aaron has presented at several local, regional, and national conferences with an emphasis on developing literacy for African American students in schools. He is the author of the Teachers College Press book, A Walk in Their Kicks: Literacy, Identity, and the Schooling of Young Black Males. He is the creator of the Black Male Literacy Paradigm, which is a framework used by schools to engage Black youth in school literacy practices. Aaron is also active in the Detroit area and started the non-profit, The American Literacy Society, whose vision is to engage citizens in literacy to participate in the democratic process.