Patrice ‘Tricey’ Brown hit the net running with a slew of provocative photos posted on her instagram account. Several of the photos were taken within an Atlanta Public Schools 4th grade classroom Some feel that Brown’s choice of attire is unprofessional, many have stood up for her, stating that ‘you can’t hide curves’.
Sure, I agree with that statement wholeheartedly, but what you CAN hide is your social media presence, which Brown decided to do after being blasted by her employer.
Brown’s photos made the rounds on national media yesterday and even got televised coverage…
The Atlanta Public Schools issued a statement to Fox 5 regarding Brown and her controversial outfits, stating:
Atlanta Public Schools can confirm that Patrice Brown is a paraprofessional employed with the district. She was given guidance regarding the APS employee dress code, the use of social media, and Georgia Code of Ethics for Educators, and she has been cooperative in addressing her presence on social media.
Many people have been saying that this teacher should wear more ‘modest’ attire in her classroom and a hashtag – #TeacherBae was even started in her honor.
The Atlanta Public Schools also shared their employee dress code with 11Alive and addressed whether Brown would be fired or reprimanded, stating:
The Atlanta Public Schools shared their employee dress code with 11Alive. It lists examples of appropriate and inappropriate attire but leaves the determination of violations to the discretion of the administrators for each school.
Now that Brown has made nationwide headlines, the 4th grade teacher has made her profile private after accumulating over 125K instagram followers. She was also reportedly forced to delete several photos. And the moral of this story is… you will most likely get the attention you seek, but it may not be the kind you want.