Facebook Live Interview – What is Culturally Responsive Leadership?

This week I was lucky enough to talk about my thoughts on Culturally Responsive Leadership in an interview with Rachel Rosen. It was recorded live and uncut. We discussed PBL, equity, and finding the bright spots. Find out what I’d like to build a pile of and set on on fire. If you’d like a glimpse into my mind check out the full interview!

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7 Summer Conferences for Equity Leaders, that are better than vacay

Summer is coming. Thank the stars. Time is precious and we NEED to recharge during the summer, but it’s also a great time to reflect. It’s tempting to just unplug, but you could do a lil bit more.

If we are going to build new muscles and flex on the status quo, we need to grow. Leaders lead by modeling lifelonglearning. That is what we want our teachers to do as well.  But, there’s little time and so many options.

Why is it worth it and how do you choose?

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Breathe life back into your staff meetings

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If we are ever to bridge the opportunity gap and eradicate educational disproportionality, we need to make big changes. Readers workshops, project-based learning, and technology integration. Culturally responsive teaching, social-emotional learning, and restorative justice. Those are big ole changes!

These shifts require us to build capacity through some form professional development. No one wants another meeting, but we need to learn to work smarter, not harder. Especially if we want different outcomes.

Our meeting spaces need to be high powered, collaborative, and flexible. But you only have so many minutes in the contractual workday.

So what do you do?

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