Join us for our 1-hour webinar, where esteemed national panelists will engage in conversations around the importance of teaching and using culture year-round to support student academic growth.
In this webinar, viewers will:
- Dive deeper into why it’s important to use culture in daily teaching practices.
- Explore ways to implement culture in “set curricula.”
- Hear examples of how resources from Harmony SEL can be integrated while teaching with culture.
- Learn about professional learning resources through Inspire to further your cultural proficiency.
Dr. Katrina January
Director of School and University Partnerships
Dr. January has over 25 years’ experience in urban PreK-12 schools, higher education, and policy agencies. She’s held positions as a teacher, administrator, assistant professor, director, supervisor of student teachers, program manager, and consultant. Her research interests include mentoring, urban teacher education and leadership.
Joined by panelists:
Director, Leadership Programs
Doe Kim has spent nearly 20 years in education and has served as a classroom teacher, Dean of Curriculum & Instruction, assistant principal, and principal. Ms. Kim’s passion is to create an anti-racist educational system that prioritizes cultivating identity, skill, knowledge, and criticality As Director of Leadership Programs at UnboundEd, Ms. Kim is excited to share her passion with district and school leaders who will create those very spaces in which students can truly thrive, both as learners and as human beings.
Dr. James Jackson
Professor of Special Education
Dr. Jackson serves as a professor of Special Education, in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, at Howard University. Since joining Howard, he has been engaged to evaluate programs and projects for the United States Department of Justice, the United States Department of Education, and countless public and charter schools. He is currently exploring research and projects that seek to improve the students’ and teachers’ emotional and social stability in the age of COVID and other variables that have impacted students’ and teachers’ mental and emotional well-being.
Dr. Fanny Ballard
Education Program Manager
Dr. Ballard has worked with African-American and Latinx scholars and communities her entire career. As an Educational Programs Manager, she is committed to providing the same education to individuals to excel beyond the classroom doors. Her passion for being a social change agent has instilled in the strength factors of building solid relationships with stakeholders, community members, and students.
Participants who join live will receive a certificate of participation. If you are not able to join the live session, you can still register and we will send you a link to the recording after the webinar.