GDOE/PSC/USG Cultural Responsiveness Book Study and Meeting (SD19-130)
Credits: 0 CEUs/PLUs / Tuition: $0
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 50
Instructor: Barbara Bishop
Date: 1/23/2019 thru 2/26/2019 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - West Georgia RESA Grantville, GA (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 1/16/2019



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Course Description

This course is only open to GDOE/PSC/USG Staff.

Cultural Responsiveness: Beginning the Conversation on Race and Equity

How can we address achievement gaps in our schools?

How can we become more culturally responsive in our growingly diverse schools?

What can I do to ensure equity in my school and classroom?


Join West Georgia RESA for a new series where we will begin having critical conversations about race and equity. This group will examine Even on Your Worst Day, You Can Be Your Student’s Best Hope by Manny Scott and Closing the Attitude Gap by Baruti Kafele. West Georgia RESA staff will serve as facilitators for the four-part book study.


Key Topics

  • achievement gap, equity, cultural responsiveness, diversity


Class Notes

Meeting Dates:

  • January 23rd 9:00-2:00
  • February 26th 11:30-3:00 

Meeting Location: 

West Georgia RESA - 99 Brown School Drive, Grantville, GA 30220

Lunch is available for $10 per person per day. Order forms must be completed by 1/15/19, and payments can be made through PayPal. Lunch Order Form


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***Cancellation Policy***

 
We accept cancellations up to 10 days before a scheduled class. After this date, registrants will be charged and are welcome to send a replacement if they cannot attend. No-shows will be responsible for full payment.