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Monday, May 11, 2020 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Benjie Howard and Wade Antonio Colwell

Here’s your opportunity to hear more from founders Benjie Howard and Wade Antonio Colwell about YES!, a sustainable, creative facilitation process for youth that enables them to enthusiastically engage in their own learning and advocate for culturally responsive learning environments. YES! is rooted in arts-based methods that aim to bring the youth perspective, vision, creativity, and passion to the forefront of policy and progress for a twenty-first century school system. Benjie and Wade will demonstrate how YES! amplifies student voice and supports young people in understanding their personal journey and social accountability through a critical social justice lens that creates a living example of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Reimagining "Classroom Management" for Equity

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by H. Richard Milner IV

Hear firsthand from Richard Milner what classroom learning could be if we strive for more culturally responsive and equitable environments—environments that are safe, affirming, learner-centered, intellectually challenging, and engaging. Explore six ways to reimagine “classroom management” and to preempt last-resort punishment practices—practices like office referrals, suspension, and expulsion, which largely “exclude” students of color and those who may live below the poverty line. A must-attend for teachers and school leaders working with diverse student populations!


Leading for Equity: The Fierce Urgency of Now

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 1:00pm PDT

Presented by Benjie Howard

Join us for a roundtable discussion with a diverse group of district and building leaders from the East, the Midwest, and the West Coast, who have been doing difficult and courageous work laying equity foundations in their communities that allow them to meet the fierce urgency and the critical challenges of our time in history. We will discuss the strategies they’ve employed and struggles they’ve experienced in their districts, and then break into small groups to share ideas on making school work in a time of a global pandemic, expanding inequities, and redefined learning spaces.

New York 4:00pm EDT | London 9:00pm BST | Singapore 4:00am SGT |  Melbourne 6:00am AEST


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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Trudy Arriaga

Do you have the will and the vision to ensure that your actions reflect the stated values of the organization? This webinar will present opportunities to transform from unintentionally participating in practices that marginalize students and their communities to being committed to making the education of all students a common priority. Presented by Trudy Arriaga, superintendent of a highly diverse school district and author of Opening Doors: An Implementation Template for Cultural Proficiency, this webinar will help you gain the knowledge and skills for applying the core values of cultural proficiency in daily practice.


Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:30pm PDT

Presented by Joe Feldman

Without a shared understanding of the most effective and equitable practices, we can inadvertently perpetuate the achievement and opportunity gaps among our students. That’s why it’s so critically important that teachers and administrators attend this webinar. Joe Feldman describes how grading practices that are accurate, bias-resistant, and motivational can reduce those gaps, improve learning for all students, minimize grade inflation, and become a lever for creating stronger teacher-student relationships and more caring classrooms.


Leading For Equity Roundtable 2: The Beloved Community in Times of Division

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:30pm PDT

Presented by Benjie Howard and the Deep Equity team

By popular request after our Leading For Equity Roundtable in August, we are hosting a follow-up session to go deeper into conversations with our diverse group of district and building leaders from the East, the Midwest, and the West Coast who have been laying equity foundations in their communities. Please join us for small group dialogue with fellow K12 leaders on the difficult and courageous work they are doing in their schools and districts to meet the fierce urgency and the critical challenges of our time in history.