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Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to Advance Educational Equity

This event occurred on August 03, 2021 2:55 PM EDT, but is available to view on-demand.
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Schools are welcoming students back into buildings for full-time in-person instruction in a few short weeks and now is the perfect time to take a hard look at both our practices and systems to build a culturally responsive education environment that connects students, teachers, and families.

Join an interactive discussion with nationally recognized education researcher, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, and school and district leaders who are employing new practices to advance equity for students this coming school year. Dr. Ladson-Billings will also share her vision for culturally relevant pedagogy in a post-COVID-19 world.

Dr. Ladson-Billings is best known for her theoretical work on Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and has supported equitable classrooms and Black student achievement for 30 years.

Speakers
Gloria Ladson-Billings
former Kellner Family Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction University of Wisconsin, Madison
Emily Amick
Director of Professional Learning PowerMyLearning
Joyce Beckles-Knights
Principal Brooklyn Landmark Elementary School
Erica Thomas
Lead Director-Personnel, Black Student Achievement Office of the Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District

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