Advancing Equity through Courageous Conversations: Bridging into Action
Purpose: Collaboratively develop the language, stamina, and courage necessary to lead courageous conversations about race and equity in our schools.
Develop a critical understanding of the language and terms used to discuss equity and the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of equity-centered work in our schools.
Learn and examine the effects of racism and bias on educational policies and practices to unearth existing inequities and systemic contributors.
Evaluate diverse perspectives, and navigate the ambiguity and complexity that comes with multiple perspectives.
Build an understanding of tools available for leading conversations about education equity, including “Leading for Equity in Our Schools” modules.
Design and adjust professional learning plans to lead for equity in current contexts.
Special Note: 10:00-11:00 CST on April 13th - Educational Equity Key Concepts (targeted to those who couldn’t join SDA Connect Sessions); April 13th Regular Session runs 1:00-4:00 CST; April 14th 8:30-11:30 CST for everyone.