2020 Teacher Leadership Summit Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

MC: Devin Del Palacio

8:50 AM Pastor Terry E. Mackey
9:00 – 9: 50 AM Kathy Hoffman, Superintendent of Public Instruction
9:50 – 10:35 AM Robert Jackson
Becoming the Educator They Need: Mindsets and Strategies for Educating Black and Latino Males
10:40 – 11:40 AM

Breakout Sessions

Dr. Carlian Dawson
The Effects of Trauma on African American Children Can Last a Lifetime

Jacqui Clay, Ed.S., Cochise County Superintendent
True Colors: Learning and Leading
11:45 AM –12:30 PM Ghazi Muhammad
Breaking the Chains: Freeing Our Children to Become Global Competitors
12:30 – 1:15 PM Lunch Break
1: 20 – 2:05 PM Erica Maxwell
ADE Leading with Equity from the Inside Out
2:10 – 3:10 PM Breakout Sessions

Raxha “Mina” Bhagdev
Combating Stereotype Threat

Shalelia Dillard
Complexities of Identifying Students of Color for Gifted Programs
3:15 - 4:00 PM Colin Seale
Black Lives Matter. Black Brains Matter, Too: The Case for Shifting from Closing Achievement Gaps and to Shattering Achievement Ceiling

Thursday, June 18, 2020

MC: Lloyd Hopkins

8:50 AM Joshua Blue
Black National Anthem
9:00 – 9: 50 AM Teniqua Broughton and Natalie Alvarez
ESSA: Greater Phoenix Urban League and State of Black Arizona Equity & Excellence Project (EEP) Update
9:50 – 10:35 AM Dr. Bernard Hamilton, NABSE Past President
The Urgency of Now
10:40 – 11:40 AM

Breakout Sessions

Robert Jackson
Building Cultural Awareness and Effective Communication with Students and Staff

Dr. Ricardo McKinney, Jr.
Using Music and Video to Teach Social Emotional and Other Skills
11:45 AM –12:30 PM Dr. Will Moreland
The Challenge Is On US
12:30 – 1:15 PM Lunch Break
1: 20 – 2:05 PM Charlene Tarver, JD
2:10 – 3:10 PM Breakout Sessions
Colin Seale
Relationships over Everything: Critical Thinking, Connections, and Collaboration in Distance Learning

Dr. Courtney Johnson
Math Fluency in Problem Solving
3:15 - 4:00 PM Griot B
Our Closing Keynote, a former Assistant Principal turned artist, is a dynamic educator of minds. His music and message has been heard at over 50 colleges nationwide as well as multiple school districts. He is a Griot. In West African tradition a Griot was charged with knowing the history of the kingdom. He told this history through stories and music. Griot B does exactly that, his genre of rap is educational and his goal is to inspire this generation of students to know themselves and their collective power. His purpose is to uplift and educate all Americans about the histories of diverse populations
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