Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Schools need to celebrate, support, understand, and advocate for their diverse communities of students and staff. Topics in this category focus on strategies to foster equity and inclusion.

Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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  1. How To Help Your Latino Students Thrive
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    How To Help Your Latino Students Thrive
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Monday, November 8, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern

    Lifelong educator Jessica Camacho will explain how to give Latino students the support they need to thrive in school.

    What You'll Learn

    • 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?
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    How To Help Your Latino Students Thrive
    Monday, November 8, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern
    Jessica Camacho
    $79.00
  2. How To Create A Safe Space For LGBTQ+ Students And Their Families
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    How To Create A Safe Space For LGBTQ+ Students And Their Families
    Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period. Tuesday, October 26, 2021; 4:00 PM Eastern

    LGBTQI+ advocate Kim Brady will convey case studies, share personal anecdotes, and provide tools you can use to create a safe space for students, families, and colleagues.

    Topics Covered:

    • Why do LGBTQ+ individuals have to navigate safety daily?
    • What are the assumptions of heterosexuality and heteronormative behaviors?
    • How do stereotypes and the power of language influence students?
    • How have terms, labels, and language changed?
    • How do sexual identity and gender identity differ?
    • How has the pandemic increased abuse, suicidality, and homelessness?
    • What are the red flags for mental health concerns?
    • How can you recognize shame?
    • What specific steps can you take to create a safe space?
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    How To Create A Safe Space For LGBTQ+ Students And Their Families
    Tuesday, October 26, 2021; 4:00 PM Eastern
    Kim Brady
    $99.00
  3. How To Decolonize Your Reading Instruction
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    How To Decolonize Your Reading Instruction
    Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period. Wednesday, September 22, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern

    Equity expert Michael Lowe will show you how reading instruction affects students and share concrete strategies you can implement immediately to improve equity. You will learn how to update both curriculum and instruction.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you deepen the cultural competence of your school community?
    • What is the history of literacy instruction and schooling in the U.S.?
    • How do privileges, power, and oppression sustain inequity?
    • How can you teach historically underserved scholars to develop a love of literacy and sustained attention to meaning while reading?
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    How To Decolonize Your Reading Instruction
    Wednesday, September 22, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern
    Michael Lowe
    $79.00
  4. Demystifying Critical Race Theory And How To Cultivate It
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    Demystifying Critical Race Theory And How To Cultivate It
    Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period. Friday, September 17, 2021; 1:00 PM Eastern

    Education leader and equity expert Michael Lowe will explain critical race theory. You will learn how to navigate the law and curriculum for your school.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you cultivate and deepen cultural competence in your school?
    • What are the tenets of critical race theory?
    • How do privilege, power, and oppression sustain inequity?
    • Can you teach similar concepts if critical race theory has been banned?
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    Demystifying Critical Race Theory And How To Cultivate It
    Friday, September 17, 2021; 1:00 PM Eastern
    Michael Lowe
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  5. Culturally Affirming Strategies For Black And Brown Parents
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    Culturally Affirming Strategies For Black And Brown Parents
    Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period. Thursday, August 12, 2021; 1:00 PM Eastern

    Equity expert Michael Lowe will share specific strategies you can use to engage black and brown parents to improve your school. You will learn how to help all students benefit from the cultural insights parents provide.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the cultural differences in your school and community?
    • How should you survey parents about diversity and equity?
    • What steps can you take to empower and engage black and brown parents?
    • How can cultural wisdom affirm children?
    • What antidotes to systemic racism can schools provide to students?
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    Culturally Affirming Strategies For Black And Brown Parents
    Thursday, August 12, 2021; 1:00 PM Eastern
    Michael Lowe
    $99.00
  6. Summer Strategy Series: Practical Tactics To Teach Immigrant Students And English Language Learners
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    Summer Strategy Series: Practical Tactics To Teach Immigrant Students And English Language Learners

    Lifelong educator Jessica Camacho will reveal how to support immigrant students and English language learners. You will discover techniques you can apply immediately to kick off the new school year.

    What You'll Learn

    • Cultural competency
    • Curriculum changes to accommodate immigrants
    • Specific challenges of immigrant students
    • Student demographics and backgrounds
    • ELL profile
    • Immediate instructional changes to encourage language acquisition
    • Cultural competence in an ELL classroom
    • Principles you should embody as a cultural and language broker
  7. How To Help Immigrant Students: Classroom Needs
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    How To Help Immigrant Students: Classroom Needs

    Lifelong educator Jessica Camacho will explain how to help your immigrant students avoid culture shock, develop English language skills, and serve as valuable mentors for their peers. You will learn how to adapt policies and instruction to accommodate this growing sector of the population.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can immigrant students help you build cultural competency?
    • What curriculum changes should you make to accommodate immigrants?
    • How can you ensure English language learners succeed?
    • What specific challenges do immigrant students face?
    • How are student demographics and backgrounds changing?
  8. How To Be An Advocate For BIPOC Students In 2021-22
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    How To Be An Advocate For BIPOC Students In 2021-22

    Lifelong educator Jessica Camacho will explain how educator-advocates can transform the school experiences of BIPOC students. You will learn what steps to take during the summer to begin the school year enabling this essential sector of your school community to feel valued and included.

    What You'll Learn

    • 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?
  9. Unconscious Bias And How To Decrease It
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    Unconscious Bias And How To Decrease It
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Monday, June 28, 2021; 11:30 AM Eastern

    Education leader and equity expert Michael Lowe will offer insight into the dilemma of unconscious bias. You will start the new school year with a heightened understanding and practical steps to eliminate this problem.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the most common forms of unconscious bias in schools?
    • What are the daily repercussions of unconscious bias in the classroom?
    • What role do teachers and other staff members play in perpetuating bias?
    • What steps can you take now to eliminate bias in the new school year?
    • How can you continuously fight and overcome discrimination in school?
    • How should educators address racial identity?
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    Unconscious Bias And How To Decrease It
    Monday, June 28, 2021; 11:30 AM Eastern
    Michael Lowe
    $99.00
  10. Teaching Hard Truths: How To Unearth Historical Omissions About Racism
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    Teaching Hard Truths: How To Unearth Historical Omissions About Racism

    Education leader and equity expert Michael Lowe will reveal the omissions that often plague the curriculum. You will learn how to expand perspectives to ensure all students are included and represented in the content you teach.

    What You'll Learn

    • What assumptions affect those who have been historically marginalized?
    • How do privileges, power, and oppression sustain inequity?
    • How can you teach when Critical Race Theory (CRT) has been banned?
    • What information can you teach about America’s racialized beginning?
    • How can your curriculum affirm the identity and humanity of students of color?
  11. Discussing Race And Gender In The Workplace: A Scenario-Based Guide
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    Discussing Race And Gender In The Workplace: A Scenario-Based Guide

    Equity experts Precious Green Gunter and Brandon Washington will help you start and guide conversations about inclusivity in the workplace. You will learn how to celebrate diversity and avoid discrimination.

    What You'll Learn

    • How should you deal with coworkers who do not believe in inclusive workplaces?
    • What is the background of race in the workplace?
    • How can you navigate difficult conversations around race?
    • What is the line between discrimination/harassment and disagreement?
    • What strategies should you follow to create an inclusive workplace?
    • How can you be an ally?
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    Discussing Race And Gender In The Workplace: A Scenario-Based Guide
    Precious Green Gunter and Brandon Washington
    $99.00
  12. How To Retain Black And Brown Staff And Dismantle Turnover
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    How To Retain Black And Brown Staff And Dismantle Turnover
    Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period. Thursday, September 2, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern

    Equity expert Michael Lowe will examine intentionality around retaining teachers of color. You will learn how to set the foundation at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year necessary to maintain a diverse staff.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you be intentional about teacher and faculty recruitment and retention?
    • Why do teachers and faculty members of color leave the profession?
    • How does the departure of teachers or faculty affect students?
    • What invisible tax do educators of color face? How can you eliminate it?
    • What solutions will enable you to dismantle teacher/faculty turnover?
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    How To Retain Black And Brown Staff And Dismantle Turnover
    Thursday, September 2, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern
    Michael Lowe
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