Equity expert Michael Lowe will share five ways to celebrate American history from the perspective of people of color throughout the year. You will learn how to use and move beyond Black History Month.
What You'll Learn
- What actions can you take to be intentional in teaching about culture and experiences from the perspective of people of color?
- Why was Black History Month created?
- Why do some people oppose its celebration?
- How can you eliminate the invisible tax that educators of color face in schools when they choose to teach about Black history outside of February?
- How can you dismantle the myths behind the legacy of the enslaved?
Who Should Attend?
- Certificate of Attendance
- All resources and training materials
- 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