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#EdEquityVA Webinar Series

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As a follow-up to the 2019 Virginia is for ALL Learners Education Equity Summer Institute, the Virginia Department of Education will host a monthly series of webinars focused on equity strategies and resources available to school divisions.

Through the diverse expertise of our partners and presenters, our goal is to offer relevant and engaging sessions to Virginia educators.

 

2020 Schedule

All webinars will take place from 3:00-4:30 PM. Registration links will be active in the topic column below once available. For assistance, contact  EdEquityVA@doe.virginia.gov.

 Date Topic DetailsRecorded Webinar Link
February 25 Black History Year Round: Strategies to Incorporate Black History into Teaching and Learning Throughout the Entire Year Casssandra Newby-Alexander of NSU and Derrick Alridge of UVA, Co-chairs of the Governor’s African-American History Education CommissionPlay Video
March 5Reframing School Discipline Part 1: A Virginia Profile of School Discipline Disproportionality and Variables Making an ImpactDr. Jennifer Piver-Renna, Director of Research,
Virginia Department of Education 
Play Video
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedReframing School Discipline Part 2: Strategies to Decrease Disproportionality, A Discussion with Local School Board Members Rebecca Kahila, School Safety and Discipline Specialist, Office of Student Services, Virginia Department of Education 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedPositive & Inclusive School Culture: How to Create a School Culture that Promotes Equity  Presenter To Be Announced 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedSchool PRIDE in the 21st Century: Strategies to Ensure Inclusive School Environments for LGBTQ+ students Ted Lewis, Executive Director, Side by Side  
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedVirginia Equity Audits: Implementing the #EdEquityVA Framework Leah D. Walker, Director, Office of Equity and Community Engagement, Virginia Department of Education 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedAfrican American History Education Commission (AAHEC) Report Briefing: Overview of AAHEC Recommendations and Next StepsDr. Rosa Atkins, Chair, African American History Education Commission (Invited). 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedCulturally Relevant Teaching (CRT): Strategies to support CRT practice across academic subject areas.   Presenter To Be Announced 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedMulticultural Curriculum and Equity: Rethinking Curriculum with a Focus on Including LatinX, Virginia Indian, and API Narratives Presenter To Be Announced 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedExceptional Students-Gifted: Strategies to increase access to Gifted Education and Support for Improved Student IdentificationPresenter To Be Announced 
Postponed; New Date To Be AnnouncedCulturally Courageous Leaders and Educators:  Promoting Inclusive and Equitable School CommunitiesPresenter To Be Announced 


2019 Schedule

All webinars will take place from 3:00-4:30 PM. Registration links will be active in the topic column below once available. For assistance, contact  EdEquityVA@doe.virginia.gov.

 Date Topic Details Recorded Webinar Link
August 13, 2019 Applying an Equity Lens to Data you Already Collect (DIY Equity Dashboard) Dr. Jennifer Piver-Renna, VDOE Play Video
September 10, 2019 Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy Dwayne Ray Cormier, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor, iCubed Scholar, School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University Play Video
October 8, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month
Strategies to support LatinX and Dual Language Learners Dr. Ingrid Colón, New America Play Video
November 5, 2019
Family Engagement Month
Communication is not Engagement: Advancing Equity Through Family Efficacy Dr. Steve Constantino, Author, National Expert Play Video
December 10, 2019 Equity in STEM Education Dr. Paula Johnson, IDRA-Equity Assistance Center Play Video

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