Presented by James Bridgeforth, Research Associate, USC Race and Equity Center and USC Rossier Center on Education Policy, Equity, and Governance; and Bianca Licata, Professional Development Associate, Center for Technology and School Change at Teachers College, Columbia University
Presented by Cathlin Goulding, Ed.D., Co-Director, YURI: An Asian American Education Project, and Teacher, Adolescent Social Studies Program, City University of New York; Freda Lin, Co-Director, YURI: An Asian American Education Project, and Teacher; and Kristina Kirtley, Senior Producer, Content and Youth Engagement, WNET New York Public Media
School systems, school buildings and classroom leaders have the opportunity to model methods to promote racial justice. The approaches will vary, from courageous conversations in the classroom to inclusive, student-centered school design.
The combined impact of demographic changes, accountability measures, and special education requirements have created numerous challenges for educators and administrators in recent years, which were further complicated by the pandemic and societal issues during 2020.
Presented by Dr. Debbie Zacarian, Founder, Zacarian & Associates; and Dr. Ivannia Soto, Executive Director, Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (ICLRT), Whittier College
Moderated by Carol Chambers Collins, Editor, Norton Books in Education
Presented by Dr. Flavia E. Iuspa, Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Education and Human Development, Florida International University; Dr. Elizabeth Cramer, Professor and Graduate Program Director, School of Education and Human Development, Florida International University; and Dr. Maria Tsalikis, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Education and Human Development, Florida International University
Presented by Jon Bernstein, Executive Director, NCTET with Guest Panelists: Amanda Karhuse, President, NCTET; Dr. John B. King, Jr., President and CEO, The Education Trust; Dr. Tiffany Anderson, Superintendent, Topeka Public Schools (KS); Becky Pringle, President, National Education Association; Dr. Don Haddad, Superintendent, St. Vrain Valley School District (CO); and Luvelle Brown, Ed.D., Superintendent, Ithaca City School District (NY)
Presented by Lauren Pingul, K-12 Product Marketing Specialist, EVERFI; and Amy Taylor, Chief of Community Engagement, Truth Initiative
A critical topic for schools, communities, and most importantly, our students, is what teachers do in the classroom to nurture ALL students, create a sense of belonging, and keep educational standards high. Only then can students, especially immigrant students and students of color, meet their potential and succeed in school and beyond. During a recent edWebinar, the presenters underscored that when schools make generalizations about particular student populations and their behavior, they strip them of their individuality, and these students become “invisible.”
Learn how we can build collections that celebrate not only diverse characters but also a diverse range of experiences for those characters to inhabit.