Privilege is a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available to a particular person or group. We all have some form of privilege. Identifying our own privilege and helping our students define and understand privilege helps to develop an Antiracist mindset.
- Defining privilege
- What are some examples of privilege?
- Check your privilege
- How privilege and implicit bias connect
- What privilege do I have as an educator?
- How might my privilege impact the way I serve students?
- How can I leverage my privilege to support and empower students?
Same Session, Offered Three Different Times
These sessions will not be recorded or available after their times. A special gift will be available at the end for those that attend. Please register for the session that works best for your schedule. There is a limit of 300 participants per session.
Meet Your Facilitators
Sheldon L. Eakins, Ph.D.
Sheldon L. Eakins, Ph.D., is the Founder of the Leading Equity Center. Dr. Eakins is also the host of The Art of Advocacy Livestream and the Leading Equity Podcast. Furthermore, Dr. Eakins is the author of Leading Equity: Becoming an Advocate for All Students. With over 15 years in education, he has served as a teacher, school principal, adjunct professor, and Director of Special Education.
Sheldon Eakins is passionate about helping educators accomplish equitable practices in their schools. He has earned a B.S. degree in Social Science Education, an M.S. degree in Educational Leadership, and a Ph.D. in K-12 Education.
Darlene Reyes is a first-generation Salvadoran-American and graduate of Northwestern University. After college, Darlene became an AmeriCorps member for City Year, Washington, D.C. (CYDC), which motivated her to pursue a career in education.
She is a 2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program Fellowship alumna, who was selected to conduct research on the Imposter Syndrome in Brazil within Higher Education. Her first language is Spanish, and she has a high proficiency in Portuguese.
Darlene is an advocate for educational equity. She remains passionate about holistic solutions for students of all backgrounds, especially students of color, first-generation immigrants, and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds.