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How to Talk About Race in Northern Wisconsin Schools

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT

About How to Talk About Race in Northern Wisconsin Schools Through dialogue, engaging learning opportunities, and ongoing professional networking, participants in this learning series will: -increase racial literacy relevant to the students and families of northern Wisconsin; -consider the ways in which identity shapes experiences and unconscious biases; -evaluate their own comfort level engaging in conversations about race; -explore effective strategies for facilitating critical conversations in the classroom; -examine ways to establish a positive classroom culture where all students thrive; and -align teaching and learning activities about race-related topics to the Wisconsin state standards in their specific curricular focus area(s). Who Should Attend? English-Language Arts Teachers Social Studies Teachers Special Education Teachers Instructional Coaches Reading Specialists Principals Curriculum Directors District Leaders Agenda (Tentative) Day 1: Monday, August 1, 2022 (9:00 am – 2:30 pm) "Talking About Race:" -Understanding race and related topics impacting northern Wisconsin communities. -Facilitating critical conversations in the classroom. Day 2: Tuesday, August 2, 2022 (9:00 am – 2:30 pm) "Teaching the Standards, Teaching About Race" -Establishing a positive classroom culture for all. -Teaching about race through a standards-aligned curriculum, high-quality texts, and effective lesson design. Days 3 & 4: Thursday, October 27, 2022, and Thursday, February 16, 2023 (9:00 am – 2:30 pm) "Learning By Doing and Taking Next Steps" -Reviewing the application of practice. -Networking and sharing our experiences. Facilitators Dawn Eijtjes: Instructional Coach, Brillion School District Amanda Trautt: Educational Consultant, CESA #12 Guest Speakers David O'Connor: American Indian Studies Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Juan Ramirez: Educator, Fastenal Regional Recruiter, Alumni of Color Network UWEC EMLSS Key Features: Equity, High-Quality Instruction, Positive Culture Questions Contact Amanda Trautt, Educational Consultant, CESA #12 at amandat@cesa12.org or (715) 685-1846 for questions about the programming. Contact Judy Ross, Program Assistant III, CESA #12 at judyr@cesa12.org or 715-685-1837 for assistance or issues with registration. Registration Fee $350.00 per participant for the 4-day in-person learning series Registration Deadline Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022 Registration cancellation must be received on or before Tuesday, July 26, 2022 https://login.myquickreg.com/register/event/event.cfm?eventid=32034


August 1
9:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT


CESA 12 Conference Center – Conference Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4