Single-Session Webinar Schedule

Developing an Equity Stance as an Educator: Showing Up and Leaning In

Developing an Equity Stance as an Educator: Showing Up and Leaning In

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Description

Horace Mann once referred to schools as “the great equalizer”—that public institution with the capability of disrupting old social classes and promoting a more just society. Evidence shows us this can be the case for certain students. Additional evidence also shows that schools often replicate the broader inequities of society. If schools are to live up to their promise, educators must possess an equity stance and work together to actively disrupt such replication. The fifth of six in the series, this session will provide participants with practical suggestions on how to lead for equity at the classroom and school levels. 

Audience: Administrators, teachers, school staffs, educational advocates

Equity in Teaching and Learning Webinar Series Description: This six webinar series is designed to assist educators (1) better understand the sources of inequity in schools and classrooms and (2) adopt practices for promoting equity in learning.

The webinar series holds together as a coherent, sequenced program, but participation in all sessions is not necessary.  

Each session will include a mini-lesson, opportunities to interact with other educators relative to the topic, and access to tools and resources. 

Facilitator Information: Richard Lemons, Ph.D. is the Executive Director at the Connecticut Center for School Change. He has more than 25 years of experience in education, formerly serving as a classroom teacher, literacy coach, change coach, researcher, policy advocate and university professor. In addition to working with the board to provide leadership for the Center, Richard helps facilitate the Superintendents’ Network, teaches in the annual Equity Institute and works closely with numerous district clients on strategic planning, central office transformation and capacity and coherence audits.

SCECH Note: Up to 12 SCECHs can be earned during the series, two for each session you complete. Details about earning SCECHs will be available in your registration confirmation email. 

Contact

Please contact Jayme Lesperance (lesperja@gvsu.edu) if you have a questions about this series or session.

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