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The Leading Equity Podcast focuses on supporting educators with the tools and resources necessary to ensure equity at their school. On this podcast, listeners can expect to hear interviews and stories from voices of equity in education today. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify!

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LE 202: Shaping a Just and Sustainable Community with Dr. Elizabeth Crawford and Carla Marschall

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LE 201: Antiracist School Discipline with Michael Essien

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LE 200: State Standards or Equity, Why Not Both with Dr. Leena Bakshi

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LE 199: Critical Race Theory Is Not My Language: Teach This Story Truthfully with Principal Kafele

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LE 198: I Don't Care If You're Purple, Green, or Blue, Culturally Affirming SEL is for Everyone with Dr. Byron McClure

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LE 197: Juneteenth, Learning Gaps, and Other Thoughts with Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins

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LE 196: The Connection Between Ableism and Institutional Racism with Dr. Joshua Bornstein

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LE 195: Self-Care for Black Educators with Marcus “Sankofa” Nicks

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LE 194: What You Need to Know About Critical Race Theory with Hedreich Nichols

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LE 193: Are We Complicit? The Palestinian Narrative and Untold Story with Dr. Sawsan Jaber

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LE 192: How to Develop Dynamic Champions with Dr. Randall Sampson

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LE 191: Girls Education Pays Off for All of Us with Kayce Jennings and Ali Nagle

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LE 190: Empowering Families to Lead an Antiracist Education

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LE 189: How to Lead a Social Justice Affinity Group with Darlene Reyes

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LE 188: Did We Forget Why We Were Here? Recognizing the Importance of Student Empowerment

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LE 187: The Importance of Racial Identity Development with Afrika Afeni Mills

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LE 186: Things for Diversity Equity and Inclusion Officers to Consider with Rajneet Goomer

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LE 185: How to Design Justice-Based Curriculum with Dr. Lindsay Lyons

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LE 184: How to Create Affinity Spaces for Black Male Educators with Ayodele Harrison

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LE 183: Social Justice Education is Not an Add-on with Shelby Kretz

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LE 182: Teaching with the HEART in Mind with Dr. Lorea Martínez

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LE 181: Why In-school Suspension is Not the Answer to School Discipline with Dr. Tracy Piper

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LE 180: How to Teach Kids About the Healthy Struggle with Khadeejah Smith

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LE 179: A Conversation About Equity in Johannesburg with Tiwana Merritt

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LE 178: How to be an Activist in Digital Spaces with Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz

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LE 177: How to Support Children with Experience in Foster Care with Dr. Lauren Shallish

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LE 176: Challenging the “Good Enough” in Teacher Diversity Efforts with Dr. Anne Burns Thomas

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LE 175: How to Teach Students of Color the Value in Learning Math with Dr. Kirk Kirkwood

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LE 173: Teaching Students Their Independence Through Unschooling with Lacrecia Terrance

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LE 172: How to Remove Labels Placed on Students with Dr. Dominique Smith

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LE 171: How to Create a Sense of Belonging for LatinX Youth in Suburban School with Dr. Gabriel Rodriguez

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LE 170: Universal Design for Learning as an Instrument for Change with Mirko Chardin and Dr. Katie Novak

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LE 169: Disrupting Racism at Majority White Schools with Dr. Todd Mealy

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LE 168: How to Integrate Media Into the Classroom with Clement Townsend

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LE 167: The Dangers of the Word Gap Theory with Dr. Stephanie Abraham

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LE 166: Making a Case for Going Gradeless with Deanna Lough

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LE 165: How to Prepare Future Advocates in Teacher Preparation Programs with Dr. Taquan Stewart

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LE 164: The Myths of BIPOC Students in Advanced Courses with Dr. Lee-Ann Stephans

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LE 163: Dysfunctional Equity Implementation with Dr. Floyd Cobb and John Krownapple

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LE 162: Why teacher self-care is the number one topic we should be talking about with TJ Rumler

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LE 161: 'un-American' Diversity Training in K-12 Schools with Victor Small, Jr.

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LE 160: Being Woke and Doing the Work with Dr. Inger Swimpson and Dr. Daman Harris

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LE 159: Critical Colonial Consciousness Through Queer Pedagogy with Dr. Keitha-Gail Martin-Kerr

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LE 158: How to Facilitate SEL with Fidelity with Dr. Lorea Martinez

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LE 157: Online Learning and Relationships with Mariana Aguilar

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LE 156: Tackling the Discipline Divide with Mona Elleithee

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LE 155: How to Cultivate Global Kids with Homa Tavangar

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LE 154: Why You Need a Racial Equity Policy with Dr. Geneva A. Stark

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LE 153: Mindfulness for Stress Relief and Self-Care with Dr. Stephanie Romero

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LE 152: Academic Tracking During COVID-19 with Scott Cavanias and Jessica Delavigne

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LE 151: How to Create Solutions in Education About Race with Priincipal Dee

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LE 150: The Inclusive Classroom with Brad Weinstein and Nathan Maynard

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LE 149: Strength in Numbers: When BIPOC Support Each Other’s Initiatives with Dr. Sawsan Jaber

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LE 148: A Discussion on Linguistic Equity with Dr. Barbara (BK) Kennedy

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LE 147: Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports with Dr. Ambra Green

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LE 146: How to Recognize and Support Students with Eating Disorders with Dr. Kelli Rugless

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LE 145: How to Coach for Equity with Elena Aguilar

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LE 144: The Power of Recognizing Our Ancestry and Who We Are in This World with Joe Truss

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LE 143: The Trauma Toolkit with Julye Williams

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LE 142: Making Noise About The Things That Matter with Kelisa Wing

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LE 141: Protecting Our Black Boys In Modern America with Desmond Williams

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LE 140: The Dalits: The Story Behind The Lokuttara Leadership Academy with Arun Boudh and Dayamudra Dennehy

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LE 139: A Conversation About Disproportionality with Dr. Renae Azziz

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LE 138: How to Develop Relationships During COVID-19 with Kiera Vargas

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LE 137: Marginalized to Whom? A Conversation with Shamari Reid

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LE 136: Being Kind is not the Same as Being Anti-Racist with Dr. Terri Watson

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LE 135: How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race in the Classroom with Dr. Amy Samuels

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LE 134: Preparing School Principal’s for Social Justice Leadership with Dr. Marty Martinez

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LE 133: How To Use Universal Design For Learning With Beth Poss

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LE 132: How to Support Our Children’s Mental Health During a Pandemic with Dr. Christian Chan

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LE 131: The Essentials for Supporting English Learners with Tonya Ward Singer

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Bonus Episode: An Opportunity For Change During COVID-19 with Evan Whitehead

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LE 130: How to Connect Restorative Practices and Social and Emotional Learning with Dr. Soundhari Balaguru and Asha Canady

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LE 129: Social-Emotional Learning for Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students with Dr. Danielle Thompson-Ochoa

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LE 128: How School Leaders Can Place An Equity-Oriented Lens On Social-Emotional Learning with Kate Kennedy

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LE 127: Don’t Give me the Easy Stuff, Challenge Me with Dr. Cheryl Wright

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LE 126: Are We the Ones Causing Trauma in Our Students with Dr. Lewis Eakins

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LE 125: Shifting the Demographics in School Psychology with Dr. Joel Bocanegra

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LE 124: How to Meet the Social-Emotional Needs of ALL Students with Nicole DeWitt

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LE 123: How to Support Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth with Dr. Martreece Watson

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LE 122: Amplifying the Voices of Traditionally Silenced Educators with Jennie Magiera

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LE 121: What Some Teachers Think About Students Living In Poverty with Dr. Victorene King

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LE 120: The Leading Equity Virtual Summit 2020 Mashup

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LE 119: Self-Care Practices for the Early Childhood Educator with Dr. LaWanda Wesley

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LE 118: The Power of Names Part II with Dr. Josué Falaise

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LE 117: The Power of Names

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LE 116: How to be a STEMtastic Educator with Chanel Johnson

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LE 115: Using Mindfulness to Engage in Self-Care with Dr. Penelope Wong

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LE 114: Lessons Learned as a New Elementary Teacher with Dr. Mechele Newell

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LE 113: The Art of Bystander Intervention with Dr. Liza Talusan

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LE 112: How to Get More Leaders of Color in Our Schools with Dr. Nathalie Henderson

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LE 111: A Call for Civil Discourse in the Classroom with Professor Lara Schwartz

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LE 110: How to Develop Classroom Belonging and Engagement with Dr. Tasha Seneca Keyes

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LE 109: Community and Education Reform in New Orleans Post Katrina with Dr. Daniella Cook

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LE 108: How to Combat Colorism in the Classroom with Ms. Stephanie Gates

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LE 107: How to be a Culturally Responsive Teacher While Preparing for High-Stakes Testing with Dr. Melody Zoch

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LE 106: How to Leverage Crisis as a Vehicle for Change with Dr. Martín Casas

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LE 105: Having Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance with Ken Shelton

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LE 192: How to Develop Dynamic Champions with Dr. Randall Sampson

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LE 104: Education in our Barrios with Dr. Edwin Mayorga

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LE 103: When English is not the First Option: Supporting Immigrant Youth in After-School Programs with Dr. Melanie Gast

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LE 102: Leading Educators to Wokeness: Cultivating Equity Professional Development Through Culturally Responsive Teaching with Dr. Emily Affolter

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LE 101: How to Grade Smarter, Not Harder with Mr. Myron Dueck

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LE 100: Celebrating 100 Episodes of the Leading Equity Podcast with Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins

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