August 27, 2020 | 3–5 p.m. CDT, Online

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Leading Antiracist School Communities means creating and promoting school cultures that value and support inclusive curriculum, pedagogy, and policies, while actively deconstructing the systemic racism that shapes many of our current instructional practices. Antiracist leadership supports the creation of humanizing and empowering learning experiences for students of color, by interrogating and redressing the structural causes of racism within school communities.

In this first event of the UW School of Education Real Talk for Real Change symposia series, LaVar Charleston, our Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, will host a panel co-facilitated by Lisa Barker, PLACE Education Director, and Rich Halverson, Associate Dean for Innovation, Outreach and Partnerships. The panel includes the following special guests:

  • Nicole Louie, Curriculum and Instruction (UW–Madison)
  • Anjale Welton, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (UW–Madison)
  • Tony Dugas, principal (Georgia O'Keeffe Middle School)
  • Farrah Johnson, parent (Frank Allis Elementary School)
  • Camara Stovall, teacher (Frank Allis Elementary School)

    The Real Talk for Real Change symposia series is open to the public and focuses on the critical issues of racial justice in education by centering the voices of UW–Madison scholars of color and community members. Our hope is to share knowledge and facilitate conversations that will equip our UW–Madison and the wider education community to focus on equity in their education policies, curriculum, and practices of teaching and learning.

This event is hosted by the UW-School of Education’s Offices of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (OEDI) and Professional Learning and Community Education (PLACE). This partnership was made possible by the generosity of the Wisconsin Center for Education Products and Services (WCEPS) and the School of Education’s Impact 2030 Initiative.