Monthly Archives: May 2016
When we talk about diversity, what exactly are we talking about?
Among my circle of friends, family, and colleagues, discussions about diversity are commonplace. We frequently engage in conversations about what diversity means in our personal lives, at work, at our children’s schools. I thrive on these conversations. The idea that our dialogue about this issue can spark collaboration, innovation, and change that alters the way …
Cultural Competence Quick Tip
The most diverse group in the United States is our children, and by 2018, the racial/ethnic minority will become the majority. Given that, its imperative that those who teach our children posses and demonstrate a deep understanding of the cultural variables those students and families bring. These cultural variables affect how we communicate, learn, solve problems …
Congrats Sally Dickson!
Authentic, vision, greatness, champion for diversity. These are all words that spring to mind when you think of Sally Dickson. And for good reason. Yesterday, PROJECT EDQUITY’S very own was recognized for her contributions and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Sally serves on the Advisory Board of PROJECT EDQUITY and is a dedicated mentor and supporter. …
To All the Teachers Out There!
Today kicked off the beginning of Teacher’s Appreciation Week, so of course, PROJECT EDQUITY had to chime in to share our many thanks! Too often, teachers are single-handedly blamed for all of the things “wrong” with education. Test scores, students’ behavior problems, and so much more, are continually pinned on teachers. But the negative rhetoric about …
New Restorative Justice Report
PE's own Carmen Perkins recently co-authored a rep
Check Out Carmen’s Recent Interview About Re-Envisioning Education
Carmen recently sat down with RE-ENVISIONED, t
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Age Matters: Age as workplace asset
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