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Promote a Culturally Diverse Teaching Workforce

Strategies to Promote a Culturally Diverse PK-12 Teaching Workforce Series

The Minority Educator Recruitment, Retention and Equity Center in partnership with the Office of Strategic Engagement are launching the first Strategies to Promote a Culturally Diverse PK-12 Teaching Workforce series. This series will address attracting and supporting educators of color through a culturally responsive lens.

Session Details

This 5-part series includes a personal/professional intercultural assessment, and microcredential after completion. The Deadline to register is Friday, October, 29th.

Cost: $250

All sessions are held on Wednesdays via ZOOM from 4:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.


Date  Topic  Facilitator
10/06/21 Kickoff: Role of schools, districts, IHEs, and Policymakers in Diversifying the Teacher Workforce Dr. Weadé James
11/03/21 Community and School Partnerships (Attracting Teachers of Color) Dr. Dallas Dance
12/01/21 Understanding and Establishing Grow Your Own Programs (Teacher Residency Programs) Dr. Kim McKnight
01/12/22 Deconstructing Culturally Responsive Mentoring and Induction Supports Dr. Terrell Strayhorn
02/02/22  Beginning Affinity Groups for Teachers of Color  Dr. Ramon Goings 


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Strategies to Promote a Culturally Diverse PK-12 Teaching Workforce Session Descriptions and Learning Outcomes

Virginia Commonwealth University

Office of Strategic Engagement
VCU School of Education
Oliver Hall - 1015 West Main St.
Box 842020
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2020

(804) 828-6727

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