How To Retain Black And Brown Staff And Dismantle Turnover

Equity expert Michael Lowe will examine intentionality around retaining teachers of color. You will learn how to set the foundation at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year necessary to maintain a diverse staff.

What You'll Learn

  • How can you be intentional about teacher and faculty recruitment and retention?
  • Why do teachers and faculty members of color leave the profession?
  • How does the departure of teachers or faculty affect students?
  • What invisible tax do educators of color face? How can you eliminate it?
  • What solutions will enable you to dismantle teacher/faculty turnover?
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Training Overview

Retain Black and Brown staff in the new school year. Reduce turnover to keep your best teachers.

As the new school year begins, you need to take specific steps to retain teachers of color. They are leaving their careers in education in record numbers. You can stop the exodus to ensure your students can benefit from diverse role models and your entire school community can learn from varied perspectives. Now is the time to prepare for the upcoming school year and create a plan for retaining your Black and Latinx teachers and faculty throughout this new school year and beyond.

By recognizing the experiences of Black and Brown educators, you can keep them in the field and at your school.

  • How can you be intentional about teacher recruitment and retention?
  • Why do teachers of color leave the profession?
  • How does the departure of teachers affect students?
  • What invisible tax do educators of color face? How can you eliminate it?
  • What solutions will enable you to dismantle teacher turnover?
Recommended Audience
Who Should Attend?
  • Superintendents
  • District administrators
  • Faculty union representatives
  • Charter school board members
  • Principals
  • Assistant principals
  • Department chairs
  • Program directors
  • Department chairs
  • Deans
  • Provosts
  • Vice presidents for academic affairs
  • Equity officers
  • Compliance officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Employee relations staff
What's included
Training includes
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Michael Lowe
  • Chief equity officer for Shelby County Schools in Tennessee
  • Served as a regional superintendent and middle school principal in Memphis
  • Focuses on culturally responsive teaching and equity in student work
  • Bachelor of Science in elementary education from the University of Memphis
  • Education specialist and doctorate degree in leadership and instruction from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee