Inter-Racial Dialogue on Wednesday, November 20 at Pierce County Is Cancelled

2019-11-19T16:01:26+00:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: |

PSESD Staff, Due to a lack of responses, the Inter-Racial Dialogue at Pierce County on Wednesday, November 20 has been cancelled. Hopefully another opportunity that better aligns with PSESD staff schedules can be organized in the future. However, the Inter-Racial Dialogue at ReLife on Friday, November 22 at 1:30 p.m. is still taking place! We [...]

Inter-Racial Dialogues at Pierce County

2019-10-18T23:06:18+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence, Events|Tags: |

Pierce County is offering opportunities for Inter-Racial Dialogues throughout the months of October, November and December. If you're interested in participating, please review the schedule below. Puyallup Library (324 S. Meridian) October 30, 2:30–4:00 p.m. November 20, 2:30–4:00 p.m. December 19, 10:30–12:00 p.m. ReLife November 22, 1:00–2:30 p.m. Have questions? Email Liz Chick at echick@psesd.org. [...]

Please Join us to Celebrate Caroline Clement!

2019-07-31T15:34:45+00:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence, Events, ReLife|Tags: , |

Join us to wish Caroline Clement well as she continues her journey with PSESD as the new Program Coordinator at ReLife School. The Equity department would like to thank Caroline for all that she has done for them & for the Agency during her time here at the Renton office. Feel free to stop in [...]

Stories Across the Agency: A Farewell Tribute to Nikum Pon

2019-03-26T20:43:25+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence, Stories Across the Agency|Tags: , |

For the past three years Nikum Pon, Director of Equity in Education at PSESD, has touched the lives of countless people through his work. Leading by example, Nikum has modeled ways to apply theory to practice to ensure that our agency and our partners have the tools necessary to support racially equitable and culturally responsive [...]

Coaching & Leading for Racial Equity: February 20, February 27, and March 6

2019-01-29T16:06:47+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Admin, Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence, Events|Tags: , |

Conflict and engaging in difficult conversations about race are often challenging. Join us for a three-part experiential learning series where you will examine race, power, white privilege, and institutional racism to deepen your understanding and practice around coaching and adaptive leadership for racial equity. You will explore tools, resources and practices to identify your core [...]

Become an Anti Racist Educator: Training of Trainers, November 28-30

2018-10-30T21:43:52+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|

PSESD would like to invite educators who are ready to lead conversations on Racial Equity to a two-day training at Green River College! This training will strengthen your readiness to: Facilitate dialogue on developing an anti racist identity Learn the difference between an "anti racist" and an "inclusive" or "multicultural" lens in education Develop a [...]

Data Coaching for Equity Training, August 1-2

2018-07-10T20:05:58+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: , , |

Join us Data Coaching for Equity Training August 1-2, 2018, 9AM - 4PM! In this two-day session, participants will build knowledge and skills for supporting racial equity-focused data conversations. Time together will focus on learning about and practicing to support teams in each stage of the cycle of inquiry and action, and strategies to bring [...]

Upcoming National Equity Conferences

2018-03-15T20:05:06+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: , , , |

Greetings from the Equity in Education Team! The coming year brings a number of national equity conferences you may be interested in attending. While two of them are in Detroit, the Race and Pedagogy Conference at UPS will take place right in our backyard! Please see the links below for more information. White Privilege Conference [...]

“Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Dr. Beverly Tatum

2017-12-13T19:13:47+00:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|Tags: , , |

Dr. LaWonda Smith recently attended a conversation by Dr. Beverly Tatum, where she shared about her experiences as an African American female growing up in the Brown vs. the Board of Education era, being the President of an historically black women's college, Spellman College, and she discussed poignant elements of her book, "Why Are All [...]

Canceled: Pierce County Caucusing Sessions

2017-10-27T18:18:08+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence|

Canceled: Pierce County Caucusing Sessions The Pierce County Caucusing sessions for Friday, October 27 have been canceled. Please share this information with colleagues who may not check WeAre.PSESD often who may be planning to attend. Thank you!