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Leading for EquityLeading for Equity:
New AASA Webinar Series

This 15-part series for Fall 2020 will provide school leaders with insights and best practices on K12 equity issues and strategies to address systemic inequities disparities and inequities in order to benefit all students.

Hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association 
AASA’s Leadership Network provides premier professional learning for educational leaders.

Join the Leading for Equity community for networking, discussions, and invitations to upcoming webinars.

 

Upcoming Webinars

 

Leading for Equity: Supporting Student and Staff Mental Health Through a Community of Wellness

Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm Eastern Time

Presented by Dr. Diana Greene, Superintendent, Duval County Public Schools (FL); Dr. Gregory Bostic, Principal, Jean Ribault High School, Duval County Public Schools (FL); Katrina Taylor, Director, School Behavioral Health and Full Service Schools Program, Duval County Public Schools (FL); and Charis Scurry, Community Partnership Coordinator, Wolfson Children’s School Based Health Centers at Ribault Senior High School
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

Join the 2021 Florida Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Diana L. Greene, as she and her colleagues share insights into mental health curriculums, advocacy and policies to ensure mental health services for ALL students. Community support has been pivotal to designing behavioral and mental health supports in a blended environment. Dr. Greene will discuss intentional steps the district is taking to address disparities with mental health access and service delivery. Dr. Gregory Bostic, Principal of Jean Ribault High School, Katrina Taylor, Duval County Public School’s Director of School Behavioral Health and Full Service Schools Program, and Charis Scurry, Community Partnership Coordinator for the Wolfson Children’s School Based Health Centers at Ribault Senior High School will share how they are applying the system’s design in mental health advocacy within the schoolhouse gates.

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Leading for Equity: Pursuing an Equity Agenda
August 27, 2020
Presented by Dr. Frank Barnes, Chief Equity and Accountability Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC, and Ms. Kimberly Vaught, Principal, Allenbrook Elementary School, NC
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Leading for Equity: All Students Career and College Ready
September 3, 2020
Presented by Dr. Ann Levett, Superintendent, Savannah-Chatham Schools, GA and Dr. Christine Johns, Superintendent, Utica Community Schools, MI
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Leading for Equity: From Research to Practice – Accelerating Outcomes for Scholars of Color, Part I
September 10, 2020
Presented by Dr. Avis Williams, Superintendent, Selma City Public Schools, Selma City, Alabama; Dr. Bren Elliott, Chief School Improvement and Supports Officer, District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC; Ms. Dyphelia Thrash, Principal, The Clark Academy for Social Justice; and Ms. Cicely Curtis, Principal, R.B. Hudson STEAM Academy
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Leading for Equity: From Research to Practice – Accelerating Outcomes for Scholars of Color, Part II
September 17, 2020
Presented by Dr. Avis Williams, Superintendent, Selma City Public Schools, Selma, Alabama; Dr. Bren Elliott, Chief School Improvement and Supports Officer, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS); and Ms. Courtney Washington, Community Engagement Specialist, Selma City Schools, Selma, Alabama
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Leading for Equity: Empowering All Students with Agency and Voice
September 14, 2020
Presented by Dr. Katrise Perera, Superintendent, Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, Oregon, and Ms. Lisa Riggs, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, Oregon
Moderated by Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent, District 214, Chicago, IL, and former President, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: Academic Development Through an Equity Lens
October 1, 2020
Presented by Nancy Duchesneau, a Research Associate at The Education Trust, Washington DC; Dr. Jack R. Smith, Superintendent, Montgomery County Schools, Rockville, Maryland; and Dr. Monifa McKnight, Deputy Superintendent, Montgomery County Schools, Rockville, Maryland
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: Equity-Focused, Learning-Centered Leadership
October 8, 2020
Presented by Max Silverman, Executive Director of the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL), Seattle, Washington; Michele Mason, Director of Instructional Leadership, University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL), Seattle, Washington; Dr. Jermaine Dawson, Chief Academic Officer, Birmingham City Schools, Birmingham, Alabama; and Dr. Christopher Lennox, Superintendent of Mounds View Public Schools, Shoreview, Minnesota
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Leading for Equity: Engaging Community Beyond the Schoolhouse
October 15, 2020
Presented by Dr. Russell Booker, Executive Director of the Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM) and former District 7 Superintendent, Spartanburg, SC
Moderated by Dr. David Schuler, Superintendent, District 214, Chicago, IL and former President, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: Changing Lives and Realizing Dreams with No Exceptions
October 22, 2020
Presented by Dr. Gladys Cruz, District Superintendent, Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York, and Dr. Lupita Hightower, Superintendent, Tolleson Elementary School District, Tolleson, Arizona
Moderated by Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent, Oak Park Elementary District 97, Oak Park, Illinois
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Leading for Equity: Delivering a High-Level, Culturally Relevant Curriculum for All Learners
October 29, 2020
Presented by Jay McTighe, Educator and Author, McTighe and Associates; Dr. Kenneth Hamilton, Superintendent, Mount Vernon City School District (NY); and Dr. Jeff Gorman, Deputy Superintendent, Mount Vernon City School District (NY)
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: Intentionality for Access and Opportunity
November 5, 2020
Presented by Dr. Gustavo Balderas, Superintendent, Edmonds School District (WA), and Dr. Heath Morrison, Superintendent, Montgomery Independent School District (TX)
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: Courage to Lead with an Equity Agenda
November 12, 2020
Presented by Dr. Khalid Mumin, Superintendent, Reading School District (PA), and Marlon Styles, Superintendent, Middletown City Schools (OH)
Moderated by Dr. Amy Sichel, Lead Superintendent, AASA Superintendent Certification Program®
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Leading for Equity: Data-Driven Equity Audits and District Protocols for Success
November 19, 2020
Presented by Dr. Leila Nuland, Managing Director of the K-12 Research Team, Hanover Research; Dr. Daryl Camp, Superintendent, San Lorenzo Unified School District (CA); and Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Superintendent, Alexandria City Public Schools (VA)
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: The Hidden Bias of Good People – Implications for School Superintendents and the Students and Families They Serve
December 03, 2020
Presented by Dr. Bryant T. Marks, Sr., Executive Director, National Training Institute on Race and Equity, Morehouse College
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: District Readiness and Situational Strategies for Equity Agendas 
December 09, 2020
Introduction by Dr. Dan Domenech, Executive Director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association
Presented by Pedro A. Noguera, Ph.D., Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education
Moderated by Dr. Mort Sherman, Associate Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity: Using the Tools of Cultural Proficiency to Lift up Equity in Chaotic Times 
January 14, 2021
Presented by Dr. Stacie Stanley, Associate Superintendent, Eden Prairie Schools (MN), Tim Beekmann, Principal, Eden Lake Elementary School (MN), and Valora Unowsky, Associate Principal, Eden Lake Elementary School (MN)
Moderated by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
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