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Courageous Conversations About Race

 

Course Description


Engage in meaningful conversations about race and address a major barrier to improving student achievement.

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to understand and examine the impact of race on student achievement and the role that racism plays in institutionalized racial disparities. You will learn a practical and accessible protocol that supports participants in challenging their personal beliefs around race. By the end of this course you will have the knowledge, skills, and practical strategies to participate in courageous conversations about race on a daily basis in both personal and professional contexts.

Syllabus


Courageous Conversations About Race

 

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Testimonials


“The resources are great! The many examples that have been highlighted have really helped with my awareness. Reading the responses of my peers have also helped me and exposed me to how other schools in Broward County deal with race."

Melvern Bowe, Broward County Public Schools Teacher


“It has really opened my eyes to discrimination, mindsets, and we all need to continue working to eliminating these issues by having courageous conversations.”

Rita Rodriguez, Broward County Public Schools Autism Coach


“One of the best courses I have taken. I have learned a lot.”

Sonia Arteche MS., South Broward High School, AICE American History/AICE Business Studies

Required Book


Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools, Second Edition, by Glenn E. Singleton (you will receive a copy in the mail upon purchase of the course)

Course Presenter


Glenn Singleton

Glenn Singleton founded Pacific Educational Group, Inc. (PEG) to support families in their transitions within and between K–12 and higher education. His company rapidly grew into a vehicle for addressing systemic educational inequity by providing a framework, guidance, and support to K–12 systems and institutions of higher education focused on meeting the needs of underserved students of color. Working at all levels, from beginning teachers to superintendents at local, state, and national levels, PEG helps educators focus on heightening their awareness of institutional racism and implementing effective strategies for eliminating racial achievement disparities in schools.

Partner Profile


Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has nearly 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.

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