Equity & Inclusivity 2021-22

Sponsored by the New York State Teacher Centers

Equity & Inclusivity Programs Sponsored by the New York State Teacher Centers

The Statewide Leadership Subcommittee on Culturally Responsive Education is proud to present the following online courses:


Please join us for this FREE series of on-line professional learning offerings addressing Culturally Responsive Education, Equity & Inclusivity. These are live synchronous sessions using the free Zoom platform. Take advantage of this opportunity to address CRE in your school and earn CTLE hours.


Registrants will receive the zoom link 1 week prior to the class from the instructor.

Register below for specific course(s)! Fall Dates

Culture and Culturally Responsive Education (fall)

Thursday, Oct. 14th, 6-9pm

This is an online event.

What is Culture and what relevance does it play in schools aiming for Equity? Practitioners will develop a common language around Culturally Responsive Education and begin the process of recognizing institutional and organizational structures in schools that perpetuate inequities.


This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee. (3 CTLE HOURS)



Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Social Emotional Learning & Culturally Responsive Education: How Are They Compatible? (fall)

Thursday, Nov. 4th, 6-9pm

This is an online event.

Participants will examine how an equity lens is essential for understanding the social-emotional development of children, youth, and adults. SEL can promote educational equity by helping all young people reach their fullest potential.


This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee. (3 CTLE HOURS)



Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education (CRSE) and the Brain

Saturday, Nov. 6th, 9am-12pm

This is an online event.

Based on the works of Zaretta Hammond This 3-hour workshop will focus on the features of Brain-Based Learning that are most closely aligned with Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education. Teachers will develop an understanding of the role that culture plays in instruction and how to operationalize culturally responsive practices. This differs from Multicultural Education and Social Justice Education. Participants will explore the physiology and function of the brain, as well as the social-emotional elements of classroom learning that teachers can design to support CRSE.


This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee. (3 CTLE HOURS)



Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Courageous Conversations About Microaggressions Level 2 (fall)

Thursday, Dec. 2nd, 6-9pm

This is an online event.

In previous learning, participants learned about preconceived notions and gained understanding in how that knowledge impacts beliefs, practices and policies. This professional Learning will take it one step further and explore ways to raise awareness and combat microaggressions in everyday situations through courageous conversations. (3 CTLE HOURS)

This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee.


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

LGBTQ+ Terminology & Etiquette Program Info

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New York State Teacher Centers

For registration information, please contact Marguerite Dimgba:

Marguerite.Dimgba@greececsd.org

Director, Greece Professional Learning Center

Tri-Chair, New York State Teacher Centers