[Series] How To Be An Advocate For Students Of Color

with
Jessica Camacho and Naomi Sigg
  • On-Demand
  • Series
$199.00
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Multicultural education experts Jessica Camacho and Naomi Sigg will share unique strategies for each student subgroup. You will learn how to connect with, advocate for, and motivate individual learners.

Training Overview

Discover how to better support students of color. Learn tactics to help your students succeed.

Many educators have a 2022 goal to connect with and advocate for students of color. One solution will not work for all students. For example, the challenges that Black students face differ from those of Asian, Pacific Islander, and Latino students.

You need to develop a unique understanding and strategy for each subgroup of students and each individual. To help you accomplish this, we are offering a series of three information-packed and engaging webinars:

[Series] How To Be An Advocate For Students Of Color

Webinar 1: How To Be An Advocate For Your Black And Brown Students As A White Teacher

  • What opportunities, perspectives, and challenges does advocacy pose?
  • How can you develop and foster cultural competency?
  • What equity-driven policies should you implement?
  • How can you identify and overcome implicit and explicit bias?
  • What anti-racist work can you do within and beyond the classroom?

Webinar 2: How To Be An Advocate For Your Asian/Pacific Islander Students

  • What communities are included in the Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi, and Asian American (APIDA) population?
  • What are the important historical moments and contributions of APIDA communities in the U.S.?
  • What barriers do APIDA students face inside and outside of the classroom?
  • How can you define the current context of anti-Asian hate and harassment?
  • What skills and strategies can you use to support APIDA students?
  • How can you incorporate APIDA programs, resources, and best practices?

Webinar 3: How To Help Your Latino Students Thrive

Video available on-demand to view at your convenience. Runtime: 60 minutes (including Q&A)
  • Who are Latinos, Hispanics, and Chicanos?
  • What instructional changes will encourage greater participation?
  • How can you ensure underrepresented students can utilize opportunities?
  • What does cultural competence look like for Latino students?
  • What principles should you embody as a cultural, social, and language broker?

Who Should Attend?

  • Superintendents
  • Deputy, associate, and assistant superintendents
  • Student affairs staff
  • Multicultural affairs and diversity officers
  • Principals
  • Assistant principals
  • Special education directors
  • Department chairs
  • Program directors
  • Curriculum specialists
  • School leaders
  • Educators
  • Teachers
  • Learning strategists
  • Literacy coaches
  • Program directors
  • Future teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Student services directors
  • School curriculum directors
  • Counselors
  • Behavior specialists

Expert Presenter

Jessica Camacho

  • Lifelong educator
  • Currently teaches English language teachers in Libya
  • Runs a platform dedicated to finding, discussing, and promoting high-quality, diverse literature
  • B.A. in History and Religious Studies from the University of California, Berkeley
  • Ed.M. in Risk & Prevention from the Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Ed.M. in Curriculum & Instruction
  • M.A. in Urban Leadership from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Naomi Sigg

  • Director of Multicultural Affairs at Case Western Reserve University since 2013
  • Co-Chair of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Board
  • Member of several university committees, including the Diversity Leadership Council, the President's Advisory Council on Minorities, and Alianza, and the Latinx employee resource group
  • Developed the three-hour Diversity 360 educational module for undergraduate and graduate students, which serves as a common experience, setting a foundation for key identity, diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts
  • Recipient of the Mather Spotlight Award, the National Dialogue Award, and the OCPA Equity and Inclusion Award
  • Undergraduate degree in political science and graduate degree in college student personnel from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio

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