After two years of disruption, schools continue to face the challenge of building trusting relationships that can help restore students’ readiness to learn. When young people feel seen, heard, and valued as unique individuals, they’re better equipped to succeed academically in the short term—and lead healthy, happy, and productive lives in the long term. This is especially true for youth most impacted by systemic racism.
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- Understand how stronger teacher mentorship, with a focus on students of color, can expand equity in education.
- Understand unique approaches identified by the Search Institute, Classical Academy and GripTape
- Learn about resources and strategies to make students feel seen and heard.
- Jared Joiner, Director of Educational Practice, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
- Cecilia Saddler, Director of Practice, Search Institute
- Stacey Perez, Principal, Classical Academies
- Mark Murphy, Founder & CEO, GripTape
Thomas Rodgers, Vice President, Whiteboard Advisors
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