Upcoming Dates & Registration Fees:
June 25, 2020 via Zoom Meeting
3 pm - 6 pm ET
The purpose of this training is to open a dialogue on gender, orientation, race, and ethnic background diversity in learning environments, giving all participants access to relating powerfully with all families, students, and colleagues. Join us as we reflect and discuss the role educators play in cultivating safety, belonging and inclusion in school environments through bringing awareness to unconscious bias.
Participants will have the opportunity to reflect, listen to personal stories, and learn tools that can be immediately used in physical and virtual classrooms and school environments. Review best practices that support and cultivate equity and inclusion initiatives. All content is research-based and utilizes scholarly knowledge related to the intersections of race, gender, and orientation topics.
- Icebreaker activity; Creating a “brave space.”
- Uncovering unconscious bias based on gender, orientation, race, and ethnic background, and additional social diversities. Social location mapping exercise.
- Activity: Identify your own social hierarchies and visible/invisible diversity experiences.
- Addressing microaggressions, offenses, and invalidations.
- Prevention: Best practices to forward inclusion.
- Video clips of gender, orientation, and racial stereotypes.
- Wrap up and action planning activity.