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Monday, May 11, 2020 - 3:30pm

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

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!