#EdEquityVa Virtual Summit

SAVE THE DATE:2020 #EdEquityVA Virtual Summit
This year’s Summit will convene over two days:

Day 1 (August 5th): Teachers, Principals, Instructional leaders, and Equity Coordinators.  

Day 2 (August 6th): Superintendent Teams, Administrators, School Board Members, and Division Level Equity Leads.

Both days will include a keynote address by Dr. Bettina Love, author of We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom.  

All sessions provided will focus on building an educator workforce that is positioned for anti-racism and cultural proficiency to ensure that Virginia’s public education system is one that maximizes the potential of all students. 

Please register for each session separately.  
Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please only register for one session per breakout section
You will receive a confirmation email from ZOOM with your meeting login information. This link will be unique to the email address you register with.

Day One: Educators – Courageous Teaching
Invited: Teachers, Principals, Instructional Specialists, Equity Coordinators &
Level Equity Chiefs
Welcome
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
1-2 p.m.
Keynote: We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching 
Dr. Bettina Love, Professor, Author, and Speaker

Break Out Session A – Register For One Of The Following Sessions
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
2:15 – 3 pm.
Anti-bias Curriculum: Auditing Your Curriculum for Bias
Presented by Discovery Education
2:15 – 3 pm.
Anti-racism 101
VCU School of Education
2:15 – 3 pm.
Courageous Teaching: Race, Bias, & Racism
Maria Burgos, Supervisor of Global Learning & Culturally Responsive Instruction, Prince William County Schools
2:15 – 3 pm.
A History of Racism in America
Dr. Donald Grant, Jr., Executive Director of the Center for Community & Social Impact, Pacific Oaks College

Break Out Session B – Register For One Of The Following Sessions
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Anti-bias Curriculum: Auditing your curriculum for bias
Presented by Discovery Ed
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Anti-racism 101 
VCU School of Education
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Teaching about Race, Bias, & Racism
Maria Burgos, Supervisor of Global Learning & Culturally Responsive Instruction, Prince William County Schools
3:15 – 4 p.m.
A History of Racism in America
Dr. Donald Grant, Jr., Executive Director of the Center for Community & Social Impact, Pacific Oaks College

Closing
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
4:15-4:45 p.m.
Closing Session
The Honorable Atif Qarni, Virginia Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia

Day Two: Leaders – Courageous Leadership
Invited: Superintendent Teams, Administrators, School Board Members, Division level Equity Chiefs/Directors
Welcome
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
1-2 p.m.
Keynote: We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching
Dr. Bettina Love, Professor, Author, and Speaker

Break Out Session A – Register For One Of The Following Sessions
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
2:15 – 3 pm.
Navigating EdEquityVA,
Virginia’s Road Map to Equity 
Dr. James Lane, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Commonwealth of Virginia
Leah Walker, Director of Equity, Virginia Department of Education
2:15 – 3 pm.
Courageous Connections: Discipline, Race, & Achievement
Dr. Jennifer Piver-Renna, Director of the Office of Research, Virginia Department of Education
2:15 – 3 pm.
Courageous Equity Leadership 
TBA
2:15 – 3 pm.
Equity & Antiracism: Auditing Your Policies & Procedures
Deborah Keys Write, Board Governance & Equity Consultant

Break Out Session B – Register For One Of The Following Sessions
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Navigating EdEquityVA,
Virginia’s Road Map to Equity
Dr. James Lane, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Commonwealth of Virginia Leah Walker, Director of Equity, Virginia Department of Education
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Courageous Connections: Discipline, Race, & Achievement
Dr. Jennifer Piver-Renna, Director of the Office of Research, Virginia Department of Education
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Courageous Equity Leadership 
TBA
3:15 – 4 p.m.
Equity & Antiracism: Auditing Your Policies & Procedures
Deborah Keys Write, Board Governance & Equity Consultant

Closing
Time
Topic & Registration Link
Presenter
4:15-4:45 p.m.
Closing
The Honorable Ralph S. Northam, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia

Get Social With Us!
Use #EdEquityVA
 when sharing your experiences at this year’s Digital Equity Pre-Summit and Education Equity Conference. Remember to follow us on
Twitter @VDOE_News and Facebook @VDOENews.

Contact
Contact EdEquityVa@doe.virginia.gov with questions or for additional
information.

Registration will open July 21, 2020, at 
http://www.virginiaisforlearners.virginia.gov/ed-equity-va/

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