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Becoming a Threat to Educational Inequity: An Intersectional, Transformative Approach
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You will engage in strengthening the knowledge and skills we need to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence. Using a framework designed to strengthen educators’ literacy related to equity, we will discuss critical principles that should drive equity initiatives and strategies. We'll use these principles to analyze the initiatives and strategies currently in our classrooms, schools and districts.

11/12/2018
When: Monday, November 12, 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: SAI Office
12199 Stratford Drive
Clive, Iowa  50325
United States
Contact: Cyndi Petersen
515-267-1115


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This workshop is designed for you to engage in strengthening the knowledge and skills needed to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence.

Using a framework designed to strengthen educators’ literacy related to equity, we will discuss critical principles that should drive equity initiatives and strategies. We'll use these principles to analyze the initiatives and strategies currently in our classrooms, schools and districts.

We will consider equity and inequity intersectionally in relation to race, class, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, language, and other identities. 

You will leave with:

1. A deep familiarity with an equity framework that is designed to be transformational, intersectional, and built on a sense of urgency for immediate and sustained change;

2. Strategies for engaging colleagues in deep conversations about how racism, economic injustice, heterosexism, and other forms of inequity operate in and out of schools; and

3. On-the-ground strategies for adjusting, not just individual practice, but also institutional culture with a commitment to equity.

Facilitator: Paul Gorski, Equity Literacy Institute

Licensure renewal credit: learn your options for earning credit.

Registration fee:(includes continental breakfast and lunch) $110 for SAI members, $220 for non-members.

Cancellation: Notification must be received three business days prior to the workshop for a refund of the registration fees. Contact us here or call 515-267-1115 to let us know if you're unable to attend.