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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 346: Uncomfortable Classroom Talks? Why They’re Vital! With Naomi Riley

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LE 345: Soft Skills in STEM: Necessity or Luxury? With Rob Harvey

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LE 344: Cultivating Talent: Why Free Music Programs Matter with Weston Sprott

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LE 343: Stuck in Tradition? How to Challenge Harmful Norms with Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins, Ph.D.

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LE 342: Is Your School's "Inclusivity" Just Lip Service?

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LE 341: How Storytelling Bridges Generations and Cultures in Education with Nawal Qarooni

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LE 340: How to Teach Students 21st Century Skills with F. Joseph Merlino and Deborah Pomeroy

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LE 339: Is ChatGPT in the Classroom the Enemy or Ally with Shawna Wells

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LE 338: The Power of Yet: Empowering Students through Multiple Opportunities for Mastery with Dr. Kelly Davenport

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LE 337: Teaching with Humanity: Prioritizing Self-Care in Education with Dr. Shamari Reid

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LE 336: Culturally Affirming Leadership: Principles for Retaining Educators of Color with Andrea Gabbadon, Ph.D.

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LE 335: Culturally Responsive Professional Development for Educators

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LE 334: Rethinking Report Cards: A Deep Dive Into Progressive Assessment Methods with John Camp

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LE 333: Believe to Achieve: How Social Learning Shapes Student Success

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LE 332: Insights on Freedom Teaching and Cognitive Empowerment with Matthew Kincaid

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LE 331: Cultivating Liberation and Success for Leaders of Color in Education with Mary Rice-Boothe, Ed.D.

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LE 330: Practical Strategies for Engaging Underrepresented Families in Education with Ari Gerzon-Kessler

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LE 329: Countering Tokenism: Strategies for Genuine Inclusion

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LE 328: How to Unleash the Power of Teacher-Student Bonds

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LE 327: The Influential Aspects of Attachment Theory on Acceptance and Sense of Belonging

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LE 326: Affirming All Students: Key Elements of a Caring Educational System

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LE 325: Strategies for Addressing Student Anger and Promoting Social Change in the Classroom with Lesley-Ann Noel, Ph.D.

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LE 324: How to Optimize Your Content for Accessibility with Eunice Ofori, Ph.D.

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LE 323: How to Engage the Brain for Effective Teaching and Learning with Shaun Woodly, Ph.D.

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LE 322: Taking on Test Anxiety: Practical Strategies for Parents and Educators with Dr. Wallace Panlilio and Dr. Artyom Zinchenko

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LE 321: From Safety to Self-Actualization: Understanding Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy in Education

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LE 320: Dismantling Exclusionary Practices in Education Through Student-Centered Approaches

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LE 319: The Leader‚Äôs Algorithm: Strategies for Inclusive Education with Pablo Mu√Īoz

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LE 318: Body and Mind in the Classroom: The Power of Somatic SEO for Teachers and Educators with Dahlia Quintanilla

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LE 317: Intersectional Dialogue: Bridging the Gap in DEI Conversations with Krystal Hardy Allen

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LE 316: Belonging Matters: Three Powerful Strategies for School Communities

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LE 315: Navigating Nondominant Cultural Behaviors in the Classroom with Rachael Mahmood, Ed.D.

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LE 314: Exploring the Challenges of Representation and Inclusion in Education with Ad√°n De La Paz

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LE 313: How to Maintain Teacher Talent with Darren Reed

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LE 312: Unveiling Privilege: A Journey of Self-Reflection and Growth in Education

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LE 311: The Art of Storytelling: Amplifying the Voices of Educators for Equity in Education with Toutoule Ntoya, Ed.D.

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LE 310: How to Implement MTSS and UDL for Equitable Student Success

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LE 309: How to Use Accountability to Address Disparities in Education with Nadia Bennett

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LE 308: Putting Students First: Questioning Assembly Line Instruction with Brandon White

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LE 307: Unveiling Black Girl Magic: PhotoVoice as a Methodology for Self-Expression with Dr. Nyree Clark

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LE 306: How to Harness Online Learning for Equity with Hayley Spira-Bauer

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LE 305: Navigating Censorship: Understanding the Requirements of Restrictive Laws with Drs. Laura Beth Kelly and Aixa Marchand

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LE 304: Unveiling the Key to Student-Centric School Boards with AJ Crabill

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LE 303: From Streets to Sessions: The Remarkable Journey of a Gangster turned Psychologist with Dr. Sheldon A. Jacobs

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LE 302: Normalizing Black Girlhood: Addressing Harmful Historical Stereotypes with Kristin Henning

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LE 301: Innovative Approaches to Supporting Neurodiverse Students in Education and Work with Dr. Evisha Ford

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LE 300: Reflecting on 300 Episodes: Unveiling Stories, Insights, and Milestones

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LE 299: The Essentials to Leading Change with Dr. Lamont Repollet

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LE 298: Belonging Beyond Performance: Navigating the Gray Area of Leadership Relationships with Danny Bauer

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LE 297: The Ultimate Conversation Around LGBTQ+, Sex, Gender, and Sexuality with Dr. Jaime Hartless

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LE 296: Finding Joy in Equity Work: Five Ways to Create a More Inclusive School with Dr. Rosa Perez-Isaiah

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LE 295: Mind Matters: Achieving Equity in Mental Health with Dr. Olivia Ngadjui

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LE 294: Revitalizing the Arab Narrative for a Brighter Future with Dr. Sawsan Jaber and Abeer Ramadan-Shinnawi

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LE 293: Don’t Throw Away Kids Who Present a Challenge

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LE 292: Why Black Music Should Be in Every Classroom with Franklin Willis

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LE 291: How to Build a Self-Care Plan Within Your Classroom Norms with Chardé Hollins

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LE 290: 5 Ways to Leverage ChatGPT for Social Justice with Jennifer Brinkmeyer

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LE 289: Using Artificial Intelligence for Student Empowerment with Anashay Wright

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LE 288: Social Emotional Learning for Multilingual Learners with Sarah Said

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LE 287: 8 Equity Strategies You Can Use Today with Dr. Dionne McLaughlin

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LE 286: When the Local Language is the Biggest Barrier for Students with Dr. A. Lin Goodwin

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LE 285: What Care Should Look Like in Schools with Dr. Peter Bjorklund and Ramon Stephens

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LE 284: The Role of Corporations in Solving Equity Gaps in Schools with Rose Kirk

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LE 283: How to Make STEM Accessible with Dr. Yujia Ding

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LE 282: Abolitionist Teacher Education for Teacher Candidates with Drs. Kathleen Riley and Katie Solic

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LE 281: Creating Affinity Spaces in Predominately White Schools with Dr. Ryan Oto

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LE 280: How to Liberate Your Consciousness with Dr. Michelle Sadrena Pledger

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LE 279: The Subtle Gestures that Create Feelings of Belonging in Immigrant Students with Drs. Kristina Brezicha and Chandler Miranda

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LE 278: How to Develop Critical Literacy Skills in Special Education with Dr. Amy Ferrell

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LE 277: Unpacking the White Innocence Playbook with Drs. Melanie Bertrand and Carrie Sampson

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LE 276: Gender Conflicts in Education with Dr. Patrick Camangian

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LE 275: Black Girls Can Be Nerdy Too with Dr. Stephanie Renee Toliver

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LE 274: An Approach to Anti-Racist Teaching and Leadership with Dr. Tracey Benson

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LE 273: It's Not the Title, the Behavior Defines a Leader with Dwight Carter and Jack Slavinski

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LE 272: A Literacy Action Plan From Birth to Six with Maya Payne Smart

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LE 271: The Behaviorism Mindset with Chris McNutt

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LE 270: The Differences Between Mental Health Education and SEL with Ross Szabo

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LE 269: Advocating for Equity Overseas with Kevin Simpson and Marla Hunter

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LE 268: How to Run a Successful Book Club with Dr. Bridget Holloman

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LE 267: A Conversation on Racial Equity and School Leadership with Dr. Decoteau J. Irby

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LE 266: Why Aren't We Talking About Eugenics in School Assessments? With Dr. Byron McClure and Dr. Kelsie Reed

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LE 265: Supporting Latin@ Families in STEM with Dr. Jessica Morales-Chicas

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LE 264: How to Embed Antiracism into Universal Design for Learning with Andratesha Fritzgerald

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LE 263: Little Known Facts About Rebel Black Societies with Dr. Crystal Menzies

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LE 262: Building Community for Queer People in STEM with Dr. Kelly Cross

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LE 261: Should We Compromise Our Belief System for Equity? With Shane Safir

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LE 260: The Legacy of the Bilingual Education Act with Dr. Nelson Flores

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LE 259: Why We Need Antisemitism Education in Teacher Prep Programs with Dr. Laura Vernikoff

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LE 258: A Conversation on How to Address Racial Slurs in School with Dr. Rhianna Thomas

 

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LE 257: How to Embed Equity in STEM with Diana Bonilla and Nadia Ruiz Lopez

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LE 256: The Future is Emotionally Intelligent with Alyssa Campbell

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LE 255: How to Incorporate Blended Learning with Jason Green

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LE 254: Preparing Culturally Responsive Leaders with Carole Collins-Ayalaja

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LE 253: The End of Bias? With Jessica Nordell

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LE 252: A Hiring Platform For Educators of Color with Winston Daley

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LE 251: How to Create a Culture Potluck with Dr. Shontoria Walker and Andre Ross

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LE 250: The Differences Between Culturally Relevant, Responsive, and Sustaining Pedagogy with Roberto and Lorena Germán

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LE 249: Embracing Our Students Home Language with Dr. Robert B. Scott

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LE 248: Teaching Our Kids at Home with Tanika Ray

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LE 247: The Number One Enemy of Equity with Ken Williams

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LE 246: Why Supervisors of Color Matter with Arturo Senteno

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LE 245: How to Lead An Urban School with Jerri A. Johnson, Ph.D.

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LE 244: How to be a Good Negotiator with Rachel Moore

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LE 243: Instructional Coaching Processes with Jorge Valenzuela

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LE 242: Active Shooter Prevention Strategies with Lewis A. Eakins, Ph.D.

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LE 241: Do Girls Just Need to Step Up to STEM?

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LE 240: Critical Childhood Studies

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LE 239: How Do We Value and Celebrate Diversity with UnSuk Zucker

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LE 238: Racial Bias in School Counseling with Damion Taylor

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LE 237: Flipgrid and Cultural Responsive Practices with Yaritza Villalba

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LE 236: Cultivating Caring Systems at the District Level with Kate Kennedy

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LE 235: Has the Anti-Racism Movement Ended with Matthew Kincaid

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LE 234: How to Elevate Equity for Real World Problem Solving with Dee Lanier

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LE 233: How to Welcome and Support New American Students with Abeer Shinnawi

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LE 232: From Classroom Culture to Self-Reflection with Dr. Eakins

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LE 231: How to Teach Kids About Global Conflicts with Erin Austin

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LE 230: A STEM to HBCU Pipeline with Coach Hicks

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LE 229: I’m No Longer An Ally and Here’s Why with Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins

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LE 228: The Return of Joy During Book Bans with Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins

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LE 227: Changing the Mindset that Math Isn’t for Everyone with Akil Parker

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LE 226: Assessing Your Next Five Years with Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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LE 225: Educator Therapy Mashup

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LE 224: How to Teach Students About Entrepreneurship with Bro. Henry McDavid

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LE 223: There’s No Such Thing as Universal Good Teaching with Dr. Geneva Gay

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LE 222: What Students are Saying About Teacher Bias with Darlene Reyes

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LE 221: It’s More of a Process than a Product with Dr. Emily Affolter

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LE 220: Trauma and Postsecondary Success with Dr. Plashan McCune

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LE 219: A Black Male Educators Experience Teaching Abroad with Johnnie Jackson

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LE 218: School Readiness for Early Childhood with Dr. Naima Duncan

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LE 217: How to Deal with Racial Slurs in School

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LE 216: How to be Vulnerable with Your Students

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LE 215: The Community is Not Here to Serve Me

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LE 214: Should Kids Be Allowed to Curse in School?

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LE 213: A Conversation Around Supporting Our Black Girls in School with Nyree Clark

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LE 212: Disarming the Oppressor

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LE 211: How to Identify White Supremacy Culture Within Your Organization with Aasimah Navlakhi

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LE 210: Cultural Relevance in Science with Chanel Johnson

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LE 209: Six Ways We Can Utilize Abundance within Black Families and Communities with Dr. Yvette Latunde

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LE 208: A School Community that Values Everyone’s Culture with Dr. Nancy Markowitz and Dr. Suzanne Bouffard

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LE 207: A River Runs Through it with Pete Hill

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LE 206: I Never Learned That in School with Richard “Pete” Hill

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LE 205: Five Things We Need to Stop Saying About Our Students with Dr. Carissa McCray

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LE 204: The Blossom Model: A Mentoring Framework for Black Women Educators with Dr. LeTanya Lawrence

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LE 203: Generating Meaningful and Effective Engagement of Parents and Community Members with Dr. Rosa Isiah

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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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