Presented by Schyvonne Ross, Assistant Principal, Reynoldsburg High School, Reynoldsburg City Schools (OH); Lisa Floyd-Jefferson, Deeper Learning Specialist, Reynoldsburg City Schools (OH); Alexandra Merritt Johnson, Ph.D., Senior Inclusive Innovation Researcher, Digital Promise; and Kristian Lenderman, Ed.D., Senior Program Manager, Digital Promise
Presented by Hilderbrand Pelzer III, Educator and Author; Carissa Berliner, Teacher and Universal Literacy Reading Coach, New York City Department of Education; and Resha Conroy, Founder, Dyslexia Alliance for Black Children
Moderated by Debbie Meyer, A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholar
“How are the children?” That’s how Dr. Baron R. Davis, Superintendent of Richland School District Two (SC), starts every meeting. He isn’t just asking, though, if they are physically well. Like the traditional Maasai greeting, he’s asking if the people in his district are making the children their priority every day and making sure they are doing everything to take care of the children on every level.
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 Khuzama Rizwan Khan, Director of Program and Knowledge Management, Girl Rising; and Stacie Cassat Green, Principal, 64 Crayons
Moderated by Kayce Freed Jennings, Director of the Girl Rising Educator Program, Girl Rising
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
Learn about culturally responsive and social justice pedagogy and understand what it should look like in every classroom regardless of demographics.