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Equity Professional Development Offerings

Professional Development Offering Audience (If there is a target audience, said audience is identified.) Implementation Timeline (Specific times will be shared with staff.)

Undoing Racism (in partnership with The People’s Institute)
A foundational two-day seminar designed to assist staff to understand the impact of race and institutional racism, the day-to-day, instructional space as well as the development of programs, policies and practices.

All Montclair Public Schools Staff

2015 — ongoing

(This professional development offering will occur until all staff and community partnerships are trained.)

Now What
An ongoing series of conversations after the foundational course, Undoing Racism.  Tools regarding culturally responsive instruction, culturally responsive classroom management, and culturally responsive programming.

Montclair Public Schools Leaders and Montclair Public Schools Staff

2016 — ongoing

But I Do See Race
An ongoing series of conversations with staff to challenge the idea of colorblindness

Montclair Public Schools Staff   
My Personal Work:  Owning How I Show Up
An ongoing series of conversations to better understand internalized oppression.

Montclair Public Schools Staff. Target: Staff who identify as members of traditionally underserved groups in public schools.

 

My Personal Work: Understanding  My White Privilege
An ongoing series of conversations to better understand white privilege

Montclair Public School Staff. Target: Staff who identify as white.

2017 — ongoing

Privilege
An ongoing series of conversations with staff regarding how their privilege impacts the dynamitic in public education.

Montclair Public Schools Staff  2017 — ongoing

How You See Me Informs How You Treat Me
An ongoing series of conversations to better understand how micro aggressions are very hurtful and are often difficult to undue unless they are recognized, confronted, and mended.

Montclair Public Schools Staff. Target: Staff who are in roles that often serve as the first introduction to student, parent/guardian or community members.

2016 — ongoing

Emerging Professional Development Offerings
Based on needs in the field, professional development offerings will be created.

Montclair Public Schools Staff  2016 — ongoing

Updated: 9/25/2017