May 11th, 2020
Speaker: Tracey A. Benson, Ed. L.D., Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Racial Equity Consultant, Author
Description: The COVID-19 global pandemic has presented our schools with many involuntary virtual learners and teachers. One pressing challenge with transitioning to 100% virtual learning is ensuring educational equity. With little unified, formal guidance from a central authority, many schools and school districts are looking for highly effective strategies to engage students equitably during this uncertain time. This workshop will provide educators with an understanding of how equity applies to virtual learning. Participants will be provided with high-yield strategies for increasing educational equity. Teachers and school leaders will also be given time to share best practice with one another across schools and school districts.
This workshop is free of charge for Massachusetts K-12 educators. There is a $100 fee for educators out of state. Please contact Lauren@mpyinc.org for more info.
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PDPs and CEUs
PDPs are offered for all MPY professional development conferences. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours. Any combination of events an individual attends will be used to accumulate PDPs. They will not have to be linked, as previously required.
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Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for clinical staff, upon approval from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). Approval is granted by the NASW and MaMHCA separately for each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the appropriate paperwork.
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