Educational equity, racism and dominant culture in schools, small schools, small learning communities and academies, collaborative practices, Critical Friends Groups,
group conflict, facilitative leadership, leadership coaching, school transformation.
Equity-based Critical Friends Group training, student voice and student and parent engagement, coaching for educational equity, book study for the purpose of building alliances across difference
Community – school partnerships, creating inclusive & equitable schools, curricular & instructional design and mapping, differentiation, group process & dynamics, integrative education, instructional materials, literacy, performance-based teaching and learning, priority leadership, social studies and social sciences, school restructuring, shared leadership, talented and gifted instruction, teacher leadership and collaboration, Title IX & gender discrimination
Principal leadership coaching, school change, courageous equity leadership, equity plans, school improvement support, CFG, instructional coaching, school redesign, PLC’s
Parent recruitment and engagement, working effectively with communities of color, educational equity, bicultural education and leadership, equity-based professional development, district-wide equity and strategic planning
Leadership training and development, facilitation, small schools transformation, mediation, professional learning community, relationship building, customer engagement, formal and informal customer presentations, problem solving skills, written and verbal communications, sales training and development
Creating equitable working and learning environments, critical evaluation of literature and curricula, meaningful data collection and review, policy development, site culture transformation, harassment/bullying and civil rights in education, textbook adoption process, district-wide support and intervention systems.
Equal opportunity for English language learners, needs assessment and action planning, implementation of Sheltered Instruction ,teaching reading to English language learners in English, engaging Latino parents and students, bilingual education: program planning, implementation and evaluation; culturally and linguistically responsive practices for PBIS and RTI, Title I and Title III: Working together, and “Help! They don’t speak English and I’m not bilingual.”
Process design, executive coaching and organizational development for public, private and non-profit sectors, especially K12 education. Leadership through strategic relationships and intentional collaboration. A student of power, privilege and race. Striving to become a strong ally for people of color. A fan of laughter and happiness.
Science teaching and learning; the impact of society and culture on schools, teachers, students, and the learning process; teaching as an artistic craft; facilitating challenging conversations about race and equity in schools; and supporting schools and districts to create more culturally responsive classrooms.