A commitment to equity in our schools ensures that every student has the access and opportunity necessary to thrivein school, regardless of race, ethnicity, language, citizenship status, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation,religion, ability, and so on. Creating and sustaining equitable spaces requires examination of the discriminatory policiesand practices that perpetuate inequitable access to learning opportunities. The most common question we receive from school leaders: how do we begin this work? The following points of consideration and resources – based on researchbasedbest practices and experiential knowledge gained from engaging in equity-learning with in-service teachers –are intended to serve as a guide for district and school leaders looking to begin or further equity-oriented professional learning in their spaces.
Fostering Equity Literacy Among In-Service Teachers Released 2019