Program: Professional Development
Dates: 6/19/2017 to 6/22/2017
MCPASD staff, family members, and graduates receive priority registration.
This course is designed to develop leaders for racial equity in education. It will include topics such as the causes and consequences of racism, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. Participants will learn to use community agreements, constructivist listening techniques, and a racial equity lens. There will be reading and panel presentations, as well as dialogue and discussion. Some blended learning may also take place.
Lunch will be on your own. MCPASD staff, family members, and students register for the Equity Institute for free and will receive 45 points.
Cost for Non MCPASD attendees is $300. Information for registration payment will be sent following registration.
Attendees may elect to earn 2 or 3 UW Graduate credits at a cost of approximately $200 per credit (paid for separately by the participant). Full participation at the institute meets the requirements for 2 credits. An additional project is required to earn 3 credits. If you plan on taking the institute for 3 credits, you must attend an information session at the District Services Center at one of the following times:
Tuesday, May 2: 3:15-4:00 OR 4:00-4:45
Thursday, May 4: 3:15-4:00 OR 4:00-4:45
Registration for UW credit is a separate multi-step process. For information on the UW enrollment process please go to the following link.