Courageous Conversations about Race A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

ISBN-10: 1483383741

ISBN-13: 9781483383743

Edition: 2nd 2015

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Create a system-wide plan for transforming the district office, schools and classrooms into places that truly support ALL students achieving at their highest levels! This updated edition of the bestseller continues to explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why performance equity persists, and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true academic parity. NEW! Revised Courageous Conversations Compass NEW! Updated racial autobiographies NEW! Case study on St. Paul Public Schools, which has stayed on track with the Courageous Conversation protocol and framework NEW! Video segments of the author describing the work UPDATED! Prompts, strategies, and tools that support discussion for administrators, teachers and students UPDATED! Action and implementation steps
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Glenn Eric Singleton hails from Baltimore, Maryland. A product of public elementary and independent secondary school, Singleton earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his master's degree from the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Singleton began his career as an Ivy League admissions director. In 1992, he founded Pacific Educational Group, Inc. (PEG) to support families in their transitions within and between K-12 and higher education. His company rapidly grew into a vehicle for addressing systemic educational inequity by providing a framework, guidance, and support to K-12 systems and institutions of higher education focused on meeting the needs of under-served students of color. He is now its president and chief executive officer.Singleton and his associates at PEG design and deliver individualized, comprehensive professional development for educators in the form of training, coaching, and consulting. Working at all levels, from beginning teachers to superintendents at local, state, and national levels, PEG helps educators focus on heightening their awareness of institutional racism and implementing effective strategies for eliminating racial achievement disparities in schools. In 1995, Singleton developed Beyond Diversity, a widely recognized seminar aimed at helping administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community stakeholders identify and examine the intersection of race and schooling. The Beyond Diversity seminar is the foundation for the PEG Systemic Racial Equity Framework and its theory of transformation, which focuses on leadership development, teacher action-research, and family/community empowerment. Today, participants around the world use Singleton's Courageous Conversations Agreements, Conditions and Compass, introduced to them in Beyond Diversity, as they strive to usher in culturally proficient curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Over its 20-year history, PEG's scope of work has expanded to include online professional learning, independent school partnerships, and international efforts in Canada and Australia that focus on educational equity for indigenous populations. PEG hosts an annual Summit for Courageous Conversation, in which scholars, educators, community members, and other stakeholders convene to identify strategies and best practices for creating high-level, equitable learning environments for all students.Singleton currently resides in San Francisco, California. He is the founder of the Foundation for a College Education (FCE) and currently serves on the FCE Advisory Board.

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