CRE Awareness Series

Sponsored by the New York State Teacher Centers

CRE On-line Awareness Series 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 Tasha Potter, Greece Central School District Principal on Special Assignment for Equity and Family Engagement, for a FREE series of on-line awareness offerings addressing Culturally Responsive Education. These are live synchronous sessions using the free Zoom platform. Take advantage of this opportunity to address CRE in your school and earn 2 CTLE hours per session!


Registrants will receive the zoom link 24 hours prior to the class from Tasha.Potter@greececsd.org


Registrants who are "no shows" will be dropped from future sessions to allow people from wait room to participate.

Register below for specific course(s)!

Culture and Culturally Responsive Education

Wednesday, March 11th, 6-8pm

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. (2 CTLE HOURS)


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Multiple Dimensions of Identity: How Does Identity Impact Student Achievement?

Thursday, March 26th, 5:30-7:30pm

This is an online event.

  • Practitioners start the journey of examining their identifies to develop a healthy sense of identity in order for them to abandon individual racism, and recognize and oppose institutional and cultural racism.
  • Practitioners will examine how your racial and/or ethnic identity impacts racially and ethnically diverse students in your classroom, and why these theories are important to understand for student achievement.

This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee. (2 CTLE HOURS)


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Unconscious Bias: Personal and Professional Impact

Monday, April 13th, 6-8pm

This is an online event.

Participants will bring preconceived notions to the surface and understand how that knowledge impacts beliefs, practices and policies.

This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee. (2 CTLE HOURS)


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

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

Wednesday, April 29th, 5:30-7:30pm

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. (2 CTLE HOURS)


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send

Monday, May 11th, 6-8pm

This is an online event.

Practitioners will understand that the first step in addressing microaggressions is to recognize when a microaggression has occurred and what message it may be sending. The context of the relationship and the situation is critical. (2 CTLE HOURS)

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


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom

Wednesday, May 20th, 5:30-7:30pm

This is an online event.

Practitioners will understand how they might address the interplay of race and trauma and its effects on students in the classroom.


This professional learning activity is provided through the NYS Teacher Center Leadership Committee. (2 CTLE HOURS)


Maximum Enrollment: 30 people

Greater Capital Region Teacher Center

For registration information, please contact Valerie Lovelace:

Valerie@teachers-center.org

Executive Director, Greater Capital Region Teacher Center


For course content information, please contact Tasha Potter:

Tasha.Potter@greececsd.org

Principal on Special Assignment for Equity & Family Engagement

Greece Central School District