MPDE Building Bridges Conference

MPDE's Annual Building Bridges Conference
Posted on 02/07/2023

Join the Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education (MPDE) for their annual Building Bridges Conference: Creating Cultures of Belonging.

February 16, 2023

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Regis College Student Union Building

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Ceronne Daly
Educational Leadership Consultant
The Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership
Keynote address: Amplifying the Voices of Educators of Color: Learning What Districts Should Do to Retain Them

Manual Fernandez
Chief Equity Officer, Cambridge Public Schools
Panel: Centering Equity in School Districts with Intentional Practices

Margaret Credle-Thomas
Director of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity, Arlington Public Schools
Panel: Microaggressions and the Impact on Feelings and Belonging

Rita Kohli
Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside
Virtual Presentation: Professional Experiences and Wellbeing of Teachers of Color
Author, Teachers of Color: Resisting Racism and Reclaiming Education

MA Partnership for Diversity in Education is a collaboration of 50 MA districts (including Quincy Public Schools) committed to diversity and actively engaged in the recruitment, hiring and retention of educators of color.