In our constantly evolving schools, young learners need leaders who advocate for their uniqueness, opinions, and equal opportunities. Learn how to champion a modern approach to cultural diversity for your employees or educational professionals and for your students. Compare today's educational needs for diversity and cultural awareness to historical inequality in schools. Understand how your own personal opinions can affect your leadership style and how cultural interpretation and perspectives in general integrate with social justice and action plans. Use reputable standards such as the Cultural Proficiency Continuum to assess your school's or district's status and growth. Learn how to improve core values and responses to students' needs using the Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency. Prepare yourself to lead other educators into an environment designed for access and opportunity and set your students up for success.
Leadership for Equity and Social JusticeStudents will create a Social Justice Action Plan using equity audit to uncover, understand, and change inequities that are internal to schools and districts in three area: teacher quality, educational programs, and student achievement.
We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.