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Culturally Responsive Education

culturally responsive education (CRE) will facilitate learning experiences for historically underserved students that both acknowledge and are positively responsive to their cultures and lived experiences. The webinars included in this collection seek to increase the capacity of educators to understand and practice CRE.

Implementing the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework Session 1

Date of the event: August 18, 2022

Guests: John Jacobs, David Lopez, Nikevia Thomas

Description - This session was intended to introduce, review, and build shared understanding of key ideas related to equity, culture, cultural responsiveness, asset-based approaches to education, and critical consciousness. Participants developed shared meaning of educational equity and culturally responsive-sustaining education (CRSE), and consider their implications on approaches, practices, and systems. Central to this session was self-reflection on […]

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Implementing the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework Session 2

Date of the event: September 14, 2022

Guests: John Jacobs, David Lopez, Nikevia Thomas

Description - This session was intended to provide reflection time to participants around their understanding of key concepts introduced in Session 1 and prepare to provide the session as a trainer. Participants had the opportunity to collaborate with fellow members of the S/CDN and Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) Technical Assistance networks from across New York state […]

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How to Teach Culturally Responsive Social Studies When Everything Is Controversial

Date of the event: November 10, 2021

Guests: Dr. Tiffany Mitchell-Patterson, Brianna Ross, Dr. Lawrence Paska, Dr. Daryl Williams, and Vanessa Williams

Description - At a time when it may be considered controversial to teach about the experiences and histories of diverse populations, it is more important than ever for teachers to support their students with culturally responsive pedagogy and practice. MAEC’s third segment of the Reflecting, Reimagining, and Reforming Education series focuses on how social studies teachers can […]

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Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Centering the Needs of Transgender and Non-binary Students at School

Date of the event: June 29, 2021

Guests: Preston Heldibridle, Michelle Nutter, Shiwali Patel, Marianna Stepniak, Ash, Claire, Esmée, La'Tavia, Nic, Noah, Noe'aah, and Reed

Description - As anti-trans laws clash with Pride month, trans and non-binary students need advocates at school now more than ever. Following a brief introduction of gender identity terminology, and an overview of the recent Title IX regulations, this webinar focused on a discussion with our trans and non-binary youth panelists on what educators and administrators can […]

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Using Culturally Responsive Practices to Support Native American Students

Date of the event: September 29, 2020

Guests: Mandy Smoker Broaddus, Bernadette Anderson, and Loverty Erickson

Description - How can educators and administrators affirm and support Native American students in schools? In this interactive webinar, presenters discussed strategies for implementing culturally responsive policies and practices to affirm and support Native American students. This webinar also discussed teaching and climate-building strategies.

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Return to School: Culturally Responsive Practices in Times of Adversity

Date of the event: August 26, 2020

Guests: Karmen Rouland, Vanessa Coleman, Kathleen Guarino, Alicia Espinoza, Dr. Stacey Cole, Doug Fireside, and Gwendolyn Unoko

Description - In this webinar, district and school leaders were brought together to share the latest practice and research on trauma informed practices for supporting student well-being during times of adversity. During this extended COVID response time, and with some students returning to school buildings and others remaining offcampus, this webinar featured practitioners and content experts sharing […]

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