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Illuminate Education Equity Symposium - Los Angeles Area

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Magnolia Science Academy 8

6411 Orchard Ave.

Bell, CA 90201

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Equity: It Starts With Us

Illuminate Education's Equity Symposium is a one-day event addressing key issues of equity and access in education. Sessions will focus on the needs of underserved student groups, trauma-informed teaching, and equity-driven leadership.

The Symposium is open to all, especially teachers, administrators, and community members. Please join us as we come together to make our schools a safe and welcome environment for all students to thrive.

A special thank you to Magnolia Science Academy 8 for hosting this important event!

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SYMPOSIUM STRANDS:

  • Equity Driven School Leadership

  • Empowering Underserved Students

  • Equity in the Classroom: Engagement & Instruction

  • Supporting the Whole Student


KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Dr. Gail Thompson
Dr. Gail L. Thompson, Illuminate Education’s Executive Director of Equity, is the critically-acclaimed author of many books and articles, former Endowed Professor of Education, and a motivational speaker. Dr. Thompson, who created "The Black Men Teaching Program, has appeared on numerous radio and television programs. Her book The Power of One: How You Can Help or Harm African American Students was nominated for the National Staff Development Council’s Book of the Year Award.

Debra Máres
Debra Máres, is a Latina writer, teacher, and speaker. Growing up with addiction and violence trauma, she followed her dreams and encourages young girls to do the same. As an attorney and founder of a successful nonprofit, her TEDx talk has inspired countless lives and her female empowerment program instills confidence in young women through journaling, cultural arts, and restorative justice.


QUESTIONS/CONTACT:

equity@illuminateed.com


REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: October 5, 2018

For information about our Equity and Access services and other professional development offerings, visit: www.illuminateed.com/resources/professional-services

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