SWIFT Equity-Forward Forums for Educators
A webinar series in racial equity in education with live, interactive, personal and professional learning in equity-forward practices for educators. This series is sponsored by SWIFT Education Center through the US Department of Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program, Grant #U423A180029.
Who can attend?
Any school or district employee, particularly educators, can register and attend. Expect to meet educators from SWIFT partner sites from across the nation in breakout rooms and chats.
More to come!
Webinars Presented by Dr. Alisia Moutry
Over the course of 28 years, Alisia has worked with professional educators at all levels, including local, district, state, higher education, and nonprofit. She labors collaboratively with stakeholders for the academic achievement, behavioral development, health, and safety of children and staff. Alisia has a proven track record of contributing to the success of organizations across the United States.
As President/CEO of 4AM Consulting and the Director of the Wisconsin-Minnesota Comprehensive Center (WMCC) in Region 10 working for the University of Wisconsin-Madison-Wisconsin Center for Education Research, she blends the worlds of business and education to develop both educators and the workforce of American businesses.
Whether it’s focus groups, training sessions, or customized workgroups, clients and participants receive professional experiential learning delivered with integrity. Alisia’s areas of expertise include: facilitating, coaching, culturally responsive practices, cycle of inquiry processes, implementation science, teaming structures, multi-tiered system of supports, visioning, leadership development, process improvement, and action planning.
5 Equity Leadership Dispositions
Speak Up Strategies
Effective Feedback: How to give and receive it
Webinars Presented by Mica Pollock
Anthropologist, Professor of Education Studies, Author, and Director of the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at UC San Diego, Mica Pollock is nationally recognized for her work emphasizing educators’ crucial role in daily antiracist efforts. In her recent book, Schooltalk: Rethinking What We Say About – and To—Students Every Day, Pollock embeds antiracism in the quest to “communicate for equity,” synthesizing her two decades of research and practice to help educators redesign talk for equity and antiracism in their schools. Through research based in schools, districts, cities, universities, community organizations, and the government, Pollock has created award-winning writing and tools expressly designed to support educators in antiracist and pro-diversity dialogue and action within schools. Her newest project designed with educator partners, #USvsHate (usvshate.org), engages educators and students in proactive dialogues, then public anti-hate messaging. Pollock’s current work at CREATE explores with colleagues how networks of conversation partners can leverage a university to create K-20 local opportunities to learn.