Angela Polite

Angela Polite

Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts



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Professor Angela Polite – Full Time Sub

Mission: to facilitate transformative experiences with students of the BMCC community leading to the co-creation of an equitable, inclusive, joyful and rigorous learning environment.

Professor Angela Polite has served with the Department of Speech, Communications and Theater Arts since 2018. She brings to her classroom real life experiences having worked successfully both Off-Broadway and on television. Her theater credits include: Classical Theatre of Harlem ( A Christmans Carol in Harlem, Emancipation,Trojan Women), Fire This Time Festival (Exodus, Outcry), Juneteenth Theater Festival (Darasa: a musical), Theater for the New City (Flambeaux) and The Connelly Theater (The Seven). Her television credits include guest starring roles on The Wire, Blue Bloods, FBI and GOTHAM.

In addition to her teaching at BMCC, Professor Polite serves as a workshop facilitator with CETLS’ Resilient Teaching Team, a member of the Anti-Racist Pedagogy Working Group and the REI Committee.

Outside of BMCC, Professor Polite is a staff developer specializing in training educators in the areas of social and emotional learning, restorative practices and racial equity.


Restorative Practice, Racial Equity, Anti-Racist Pedagogy


  • B.A. Communications – St. Augustine’s University
  • M.A. International Affairs – The American University
  • M.S. Education – The City College of New York

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