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Dismantling Systemic Racism in Education

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Dismantling Systemic Racism in Education

A 10 Week Webinar Series September 16 - November 18, 2020

Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm Central Time

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When entering the classroom, students and teachers are met with systematic racism at every turn. By looking at who writes and is represented in curriculum, textbooks, and education policy, we can begin to understand the education system in the United States. This webinar series will scratch the surface answering the questions "How did we get here," "Where are we now?" and "What can we do about it?" in regard to raising issues of equity and implementing anti-biased, anti-racist education across the country. President Johnson sought to increase access in education with over 60 pieces of legislation such as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Higher Education Act, and Bilingual Education Act. Continuing President Johnson's legacy of prioritizing education, the LBJ Foundation will host this webinar series to give information and tools to educators and stakeholders to affect change in their schools and communities.


Particpants who register for this course will receive the following:

  • Link to livestream of webinars
  • Access to a recording of webinars for asynchronous, self paced learning until November 30 *Note: Tiffany Jewell's session will only be available for 7 days*
  • Access to discussion groups with fellow educators
  • Additional resources related to the webinars
  • A certificate upon completion of the 10 week series



September 16: 
Dr. Richard Reddick, Associate Dean for Equity, Community Engagement, and Outreach - College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin

September 23: The Power of Ethnic Studies to Dismantle Institutionalized Oppression in K-12 Public Education
Dr. Angela Valenzuela, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy - College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin
Andrew Gonzales, Ethnic Studies Teacher


September 30: Where Are We Now? The State of Education Today
Kim Anglin Anderson, Executive Director of National Educational Association
Dr. Charles Martinez, Dean of the College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin 
(additional speakers to be announced)


October 7: Become an Activist for Equity in Education
Samantha Greenleaf, Educators in Solidarity

Paula White, Educators for Excellence
Kevin Malonson and Lindsay Sobel, TeachPlus

October 14: How to Talk About Racism in Education
Glenn Singleton, Courageous Conversations

October 21: Putting Your ABAR Lens to Practice
Liz Kleinrock, Teach and Transform

October 28: Educating for Equity Past Pandemics
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 4: This Book Is Anti-Racist
Tiffany M. Jewell, author This Book is Anti-Racist
Dr. Peniel Joseph, Professor of History and Public Affairs, Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, The University of Texas at Austin

November 11: Problem-Solving and Design Thinking: Anti-Racism in Education
Ken Shelton, Elevate Education

November 18: Toward Healing Centered Engagement, Humanization, & Liberation
Dr. Christina "V" Villarreal, Harvard University