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(VIRTUAL) The Equity Audit and Closing Opportunity Gaps
October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
School leaders are charged with ensuring that instruction, policy, practice, and culture work to support the success of all students. Yet, frequently, data show that sub-populations of students continue to struggle. In this session, we will unpack the ways in which school leaders can review their current practices and procedures to ensure that all students are receiving equitable support and resources. We will review the process of conducting an equity audit to ascertain current opportunity gaps as well as how to develop an equity agenda that comprehensively supports underperforming student groups and increases student achievement.There’s the potential for equity audits to be all-consuming for schools to undertake, if they address multiple areas, such as instruction, curriculum, human capital, professional development, etc. This session will work to simplify the process for schools; school leaders will identify those areas that are most critical and develop a process for working through each area, before moving on to the next (if necessary). Equally important is the movement from audit to equity agenda – of putting into action what was uncovered. Ideally, this equity agenda is embedded within the school’s strategic or improvement plan and becomes part of the day-to-day for the school leader and her colleagues.This session will also address the cyclical nature of this work – of the need to regularly reassess progress of an equity agenda, to conduct new audits that identify new data to be collected, and to identify new action steps from the audit and data collected.
THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT! Zoom call-in details will be provided upon registration.
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