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Discovery Education Equity Talks - Shared screen with speaker view
Amy Davis, Discovery Education
50:49
Welcome all! Please let us know where you’re tuning in from! Please select “All panelists and attendees” in the chat window to reply to all.
Vanessa Riley
51:28
Hi! Vanessa joining from Charlotte, NC :)
Ying Mimi Kasner
51:45
Greetings from San Francisco.
Kim Moore
52:05
Hi! Kim Moore, Tampa Bay Area, FL.
Jeff Evener
52:14
Jeff Evener, Groton, NY (Tompkins County)
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
54:18
@lol Oliver…the real Elder
Nicole Hilbelink
54:23
Janesville, WI
Theresa Rouse
56:01
Here from Joliet, Illinois!
Kim Chung
56:14
Hello, from Philadelphia, PA
Joe Dragone
56:16
interesting perspective to say you were in Lavelle’s “neighborhood”. Ithaca and Montauk are on opposite ends of the state!
Mary-Frances Tintle
56:53
Hey! From West End, NC! Been lookin forward to this all week.
Joe Dragone
57:03
are the fish social distancing as well?
Thomas Ross
57:21
Hello from Topeka, KS
meghan_sears
57:40
Hello from Lebanon, PA
Kathryn O'Brien
57:44
Hello again from Rochester, NY
pmarquez
57:45
Tualatin, OR
3 BOE Kirsten Coombs
57:47
Hello from Columbia, MD
Theresa Rouse
57:52
Illinois is in the house also!!
george fitch
57:52
Khalid I hope you caught some bass
Gail Ramirez
57:52
Topeka KS
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
57:54
Hello from Austin, Texas
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
58:05
Hi, Coni!
george fitch
58:05
Dr. Fitch from York Pa
Rob Hathaway
58:05
Hello from Rochester NY
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
58:23
Hello, to the panel. Excited for a great talk today!
george fitch
58:50
I can’t wait to hear from Khalid and hear what Reading is doing
Nellie Fisher
58:55
Good morning/afternoon from Seattle, WA!
george fitch
59:26
Talk about the book and how the death of George Floyd
scott Coley
59:34
Hello again from Woodridge Illinoiis
Ittiely T. Carson
01:01:14
Hickory, NC is attending again today! Thank you again for this webinar!
george fitch
01:01:40
What strategies are being used to help students with trauma with Covid and SEL?
Jimmy Neitzel
01:01:54
Howdy from Austin, TX!
Paul Webster
01:02:21
Caldwell, ID is here today. :)
Anna-Marie Booth
01:02:24
Hello from San Francisco, CA!
Luis Bernal
01:02:28
Hi from Philly!
Melvin J Brown
01:02:41
Checking in from Reynoldsburg, OH
Sebrina Lindsay-Law
01:02:47
Good afternoon from Virginia Beach, Virginia
Heather Schoonerman
01:02:56
Hello from Rochester, NY! :)
Christian McMillian
01:03:02
Hello from Arlington, VA
Karla Eanes
01:03:08
Hello from North Carolina!
Dave Gallagher
01:03:09
Hello from Santa Rosa, CA
Johnna Weller
01:03:23
Greetings, friends! Thank for providing these valuable and important discussions!
Stacey Ridgeway
01:03:45
Welcome everyone! If you’re looking for recordings from previous Equity Talks, please visit https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/equity-talks/
Coni Rechner, Discovery Education
01:04:20
Welcome Johnna!!
Karen Connor
01:05:06
Hello from Ann Arbor, Michigan
Coni Rechner, Discovery Education
01:05:48
Welcome Hyde Park!
Donna Drakeford
01:07:56
Donna Drakeford, PGCPS MD
Donna Drakeford
01:08:20
Hello all
Joe Dragone
01:09:37
Khalid - please share the text of the resolution.
george fitch
01:10:01
Great Work!
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:10:10
Here is the resolution: Reading School District Equity and Anti-Racism Resolution:https://go.boarddocs.com/pa/reading/Board.nsf/files/BQVT9L7281F4/$file/Resolution%20re%20Equity%20and%20Anti-Racism.June%202020.FINAL.pdf
george fitch
01:10:38
Thank you!
Kenrick Ramdath
01:11:58
Thanks for sharing
Kim Moore
01:12:06
Congratulations! I am from Chester, PA and shopped for my school clothes in Reading, PA.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:12:32
So true. You have to name it. You have to be clear on what you’re working to change.
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:12:44
Dr. Padilla: You can't change, what you can't name!
Matthew Woods
01:12:53
"Name it to change it"... Love that
Coni Rechner, Discovery Education
01:13:23
Courageous Leadership
lrrobinson
01:13:35
What is the school’s role in these protests? Should the “district and employees” take a stand and march in any way? Has any other districts done so?
george fitch
01:13:40
That is one of the most powerful statements,”You can’t change what you can’t name”
Anna-Marie Booth
01:14:02
Speak about the composition of educators in public schools. People create culture.
Sebrina Lindsay-Law
01:14:25
@Anna-Marie great observation.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:14:43
True, Anna-Marie. How do schools recruit and retain good teachers that reflect the composition of their student populations
Dr. Tammy
01:14:50
Digital Divide
Donna Drakeford
01:15:02
Are superintendents having joint conversations regarding changing state assessments? As we understand they only measure what they value and believe is important. How will you push to have collective conversations about measuring the learning about humanity and the oppression in this country and world?
george fitch
01:15:27
Exactly! That systematic racism!
Sebrina Lindsay-Law
01:16:07
How do you cultivate diverse leadership by preparing all leaders through providing access and opportunity for every leader?
george fitch
01:16:08
Mindsets must change!
Cindy Moss
01:16:33
Racist practices continue because schools keep doing things the way they always have done them, even if they are not good for kids.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:16:44
Who has the power to change policy? Are those in power willing to see the ways their policies promote inequity?
TPS Communications Team
01:16:48
Topeka Brown v Board of Education History
Meghan LeFevers
01:16:49
this is also true for working with students with disabilities as well as LGBTQ and other populations
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:17:04
Great strategy to require all principals to visit prisons!
george fitch
01:17:06
Great ideas!
TPS Communications Team
01:17:16
Topeka Brown v Board of Education History https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/brown-v-board-of-education-of-topeka
Kim Moore
01:17:17
Change begins in the mind!
Kim Moore
01:17:31
Hi @Cindy
Cindy Moss
01:17:44
Hi@ Kim!
Troy Sawyer
01:17:44
I had the privilege of going to the Juvenile Detention Center in Topeka with Dr. Anderson - so eye-opening. We even got to sit and talk with some of the children that were incarcerated! Gave us perspective on what we could have done better as educators.
Shorts Toi
01:18:49
I read an journal article that states, urban districts spend substantially more time on district-level testing than suburban districts.
Donna Drakeford
01:19:35
How do you as superintendents vet textbooks and include classroom teachers, students & parents/community leaders to weigh in as we look to ensure these texts do not perpetuate implicit biases that will be reinforced by the teachers standing in from of the students?
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:20:13
A Powerful OpEd by Dr. Anderson - When the marches end, will you remain awake?http://www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/when-the-marches-end-will-you-remain-awake/article_aece461c-b628-11ea-8812-db652cf62f24.html
Cindy Moss
01:20:40
Leaders need to really get to know the people in their communities. Going to the prisons, meeting with churches, doing Lunch and Learns with companies are great ways to learn about the philosophies in your community
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:21:04
No secret at all. Black and Brown people turn out to be your essential workers. No surprise.
Meghan LeFevers
01:21:39
Moving forward, how will the lower funded districts be able to even begin to address the requirements of coming back from COVID, especially in regards to SEL and EC gaps
george fitch
01:22:03
Embracing that the time is now and looking at the challenge as an opportunity
Cindy Moss
01:22:07
Educators need to give their black and brown students opportunities to learn about future careers that can give them a good life, and clear out hurdles that would prevent them from mastering those skills.
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:22:19
Courageous Conversations, Concrete Actions A great article by Roberto Padilla on how to engage in courageous conversations and concrete actions to move from rhetoric to practice.http://my.aasa.org/AASA/Resources/SAMag/2019/Aug19/Padilla.aspx
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:23:58
I would even ask if the policies are “anti-racist” or not. Some polices might be student focused but still promote inequity.
Cindy Moss
01:24:04
Policies are the infrastructure that keep inequitable practices in place in school districts, so seriously addressing those policies is a great place to start!
Kim Moore
01:24:36
@DrRoberto who is at the table is critical
maria.gabriel
01:25:05
Does anyone have a list of equity questions your system is using when they review policy, practice, decision making, etc. that you could share?
george fitch
01:26:15
A lot of powerful statements that were shared!
george fitch
01:26:54
Does anyone have those questions of the interview?
george fitch
01:27:17
Color Brave!
Theresa Rouse
01:27:26
Can you share your interview questions, Dr. Mumin?
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:27:41
You have to understand the children that are in front of you.
Cindy Moss
01:28:36
Teachers need to go to the neighborhoods where they students live. When teachers see the reality the conversation about anti-racist policies can begin
Stacey Ridgeway
01:28:38
Thank you Paul for starting today’s hashtag: #colorbrave
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:28:43
In additional to data, speak directly with teachers and scholars
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:28:53
Shadow them, talk with them
Cindy Moss
01:28:56
Color conscious
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:29:01
They will tell you what’s happening
Cindy Moss
01:29:02
Color brave!
Lori Wiggins
01:29:21
Hello - Lori Wiggins from Arlington Public Schools, Gunston Middle School - These are two questions we started asking in our interviews last year. Very powerful. “What are some challenges faced by students from historically marginalized/under-represented groups? Reflecting on who you are personally and your experiences, how will you work with a racially and linguistically diverse student population?”
Caitlin T. Caldwell
01:29:39
@Dr. Padilla: Yes! It starts and ends with our students - we have to do better and they are critical in the process
Cindy Moss
01:30:14
I did an internship is Sacramento CA in 180 and the legislature examined 4th grade reading scores to figure out how many prisons they needed to build to house inmates in 20 years. I asked them why they didn’t invest in schools to stop kids from ending up in prison and they told me that prisons are big business.
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:30:18
This is my frustration in the district I work in. People think we don't have any issues in our district and don't really understand what the issues are. They don't see the issues we need to be working on.
Mary Anne
01:30:34
Home visits changed my perspective and understandin
Donna Drakeford
01:30:36
Every company that has a school district contract gets paid off the back of a child. How do you push them to use the data to support how the prepare to support our students? (food services, internet providers, etc)
Bev Alves
01:30:51
I am a retired teacher and current school board member in upstate NY. My late husband Joe and I moved here in 1973. Around that time we heard an announcement on the radio that it was unconstitutional to pay for education thru property taxes, as it didn't afford an "equal educational opportunity." It is now nearly 47 years later and although we do get some foundation aide, education is still primarily financed thru property taxes. Things must change!
Anna-Marie Booth
01:31:21
Agree with Padilla - data is just info Issue is how to change it without blaming the results on the low-achieving students and their families. Professional anti-bias training for all top to bottom. Ongoing.
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:31:22
Talk to the stakeholders in your organization. Novel idea! If you are leading without knowing the people you’re leading, I bet you won’t go far!
Harriet Gould
01:31:39
Bev….yes, things must change in the funding!!
Donna Drakeford
01:32:10
State Assessments are also
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:32:15
A Powerful OpEd by Dr. Anderson - When the marches end, will you remain awake?http://www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/when-the-marches-end-will-you-remain-awake/article_aece461c-b628-11ea-8812-db652cf62f24.html
Cindy Moss
01:32:22
@Bev I lived in Syracuse NY for 15 years and was amazed that good people there thought it was ok to let the poor kids (mostly black and brown) go to school in the inner city with less resources, while the suburban schools had lots of money. It was the most racist place I have ever lived!
Jamie Whelan
01:32:39
I really want to read this article but it is not permitted in the EU?
Donna Drakeford
01:32:51
Spirit Murdered!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:33:01
So many kids are destroyed by these injustices.
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:33:02
State assessments are definitely
Kim Moore
01:33:06
@DrKhalid speaking to your story with authenticity
Jamie Whelan
01:33:38
The link that is posted When the marches end, will you remain awake?
Cindy Moss
01:34:13
Our students are demanding that their voices be heard. We owe it to them to listen and create a better place for them. I don’t want them to be fighting when they are 50
TPS Communications Team
01:34:22
Check out this link that gives more information about implicit bias and courageous conversations: https://n.pr/2BHEDzT
Bev Alves
01:34:28
Cindy, I saw the same thing growing up in Newark.
Anna-Marie Booth
01:34:43
Dr. Mumin, appreciate your backstory. The students have lived a different reality. We must approach them where they are.
gene jones
01:34:47
Dr. Mumin I agree. When does it end
Kim Moore
01:34:51
Acknowledging your students voice is vital to changing midsets
Shannon Pitcher-Boyea
01:35:06
Thank you for sharing your stories. I appreciate your authenticity.
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:35:26
This is a time in our history to be our best selves!!!
Cindy Moss
01:35:38
Seek to understand, in order to serve
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:35:57
Seek to understand in order to serve. Yes!
Jamie Whelan
01:35:59
Thank Dr Aquino
george fitch
01:36:12
@Anderson dropping bombs!
Harriet Gould
01:36:45
Like the idea of student focus groups on equity!!
Kim Moore
01:36:49
@DrTiffant #RealTalk
TPS Communications Team
01:37:09
We are committed to engaging our staff and community in our work in equity in our schools. Click here to learn more about our Equity Council and its purpose. https://drive.google.com/file/d/13jaaDzvE0_Y4B8rDcfaEaxYT3CAtojoI/view
Mary Anne
01:37:37
Good Pre-K must be universal!!
Tonia Shook
01:37:56
May 25, 1787 vs May 25, 2020!
Cindy Moss
01:38:44
PreK is critical to student success! Districts MUST invest in this for ALL kids!
Karen Smith
01:39:01
Policy, practice, and mindset: yes!
maria.gabriel
01:39:02
You all are warriors! Thank you for taking the strong leadership, and for staying strong and committed. Cyber hug to each of you!! Much love!
Anna-Marie Booth
01:39:16
Looking for the NPR reference
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:39:32
http://www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/when-the-marches-end-will-you-remain-awake/article_aece461c-b628-11ea-8812-db652cf62f24.html
george fitch
01:39:47
Thank you all for this time and sharing your knowledge!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:39:51
https://www.npr.org/2018/03/09/591895426/the-mind-of-the-village-understanding-our-implicit-biases?fbclid=IwAR2g1s3ai_SoBaNozDSOCENDFaL10ZFYInBOfAIu_H5I_WOFQPIShDsVWZc
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:39:55
Here is the NPR Link: https://www.npr.org/2018/03/09/591895426/the-mind-of-the-village-understanding-our-implicit-biases?fbclid=IwAR2g1s3ai_SoBaNozDSOCENDFaL10ZFYInBOfAIu_H5I_WOFQPIShDsVWZc
Cindy Moss
01:39:57
You give me hope that school districts can change policy, practice and mindset! Keep up the great work and thanks for sharing!
Anna-Marie Booth
01:40:14
Thank you!
Shorts Toi
01:40:34
@Anderson, are your student panels available for public view? If so, please share the link.
george fitch
01:40:44
If not now then when, If not me then who?
Anna-Marie Booth
01:40:46
Recommend Jennifer Eberhardt’s book, Bias
Dr. Jaime Aquino, Discovery Education
01:40:47
Our students cannot wait until they are older for change to happen
Anna-Marie Booth
01:41:42
Biased - Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What we See, Think, and Do. By Jennifer L, Eberhardt, PhD
Cindy Moss
01:41:44
Never let a good crisis go to waste! Use this time to change the things that need to go!
Donna Drakeford
01:41:53
How are you galvanizing the collective efforts of your lateral colleagues to push the change that is needed?
Luis Bernal
01:41:55
THANK YOU! yes! there is no going back to a system that worked - it never worked and it does not get called out enough
Chanci Loran
01:42:05
This has been a great starting point for some of my colleagues. https://nmaahc.si.edu/sites/default/files/downloads/resources/racialhealinghandbook_p87to94.pdf
MR. A
01:42:24
Thank you Dr. Brown, DE and all the panelist!! very insightful discussion and action points! Keep up the amazing work!
jdooley@nmmediaarts.org
01:42:47
Thank you. I am encouraged…
gene jones
01:43:15
We need to keep these dialogues going!!!
Harriet Gould
01:43:15
We must take ACTION!!!
Paul George
01:43:22
NOW!
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:43:37
We need to seize the moment!
Donna Drakeford
01:43:38
We still have fence riders…
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:43:45
Powerful conversation - Thank you @Discovery @fellow panelists @audience members
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:43:56
@DiscoveryEd
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:44:05
Every decision every day! At every level.
gene jones
01:44:07
Amen!!! DR. Mumin
Kim Moore
01:44:16
Now is the time to move out of our comfort zone and stand up for all children!
Theresa Rouse
01:44:23
Thank you all for sharing your passions. I stand as a co-conspirator with you to make the change that we need to make!
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:44:41
@KimMoore - step completely out of your comfort zone
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:45:08
Students need to be empowered to have agency in their lives.
Anna-Marie Booth
01:45:14
Another thought-provoking session! See you on Twitter, Facebook….. Thank you to Dr. Brown, Ms. Rechner, Ms. Enders, Dr. Anderson, Dr. Mumin, Dr Padilla. Reassuring to know that you are focused on educating our future leaders!
Oliver Robinson
01:45:14
The time demands that we move from mobilization (people gathering) and sloganeering, to organizing and actualizing....actions speak louder than words.
Kim Moore
01:45:19
"Leaders are dealers in hope." Napoleon
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:45:24
LOL...deacon!
george fitch
01:45:27
Hope - Opportunity - Passion - Empathy
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:45:38
Oh, Luvelle…#DeaconBoard
Harriet Gould
01:45:44
Right on!!
Christina Carter
01:46:20
Can we get the quote again?
Shannon Pitcher-Boyea
01:46:28
You are all amazing! So inspirational, thank you, just what we need!
Donna Drakeford
01:46:38
Thank you leaders for sharing your work and thoughts on this all important conversation
Anna-Marie Booth
01:46:39
Yes! Vote!
Nellie Fisher
01:46:45
Protests without action is just noise. @Christina
Regina Nonnenmacher
01:46:46
Awesome discussion!
Harriet Gould
01:46:48
GREAT speakers….thank you and yes VOTE!!!
Stacey Ridgeway
01:46:54
Agreed Dr. Anderson! Protest without action is just noise.
gene jones
01:47:01
I would like the H O P E definition
Andrea Meyer
01:47:09
That's right!
MR. A
01:47:16
This conversation has inspired an action point for me! I am going to start this school year by making a 3 point action list - asking them to create a list of what they intend to do address the inequity that they identify in their personal life. I will have them write that down, ask them how I can help and refer to this throughout the school year. I'm excited
Kim Moore
01:47:25
Thank you Discovery Ed!!!
Dr. Roberto Padilla, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, NY
01:47:33
@NewburghSup - lets continue the converstation
Anna-Marie Booth
01:47:35
“Transform the space you have the opportunity to occupy! - Dr Anderson Love it!
Sebrina Lindsay-Law
01:47:36
Thank you for speaking your truth. I appreciate you all … continue the great work. Thank you everyone. Growth for all.
TPS Communications Team
01:47:41
Topeka Public Schools Student Equity Talks will be on Facebook Live 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 26th. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @TPS_501 for more resources on equity and justice in education.
Hershel Lyons
01:47:45
WOW ! That's all I say.
gene jones
01:47:51
I have enjoyed all of the Equity Talks this summer!!!
Julia Tatsch
01:47:52
Amazing!! Dr. Anderson - thank you and thank you everyone!
Jennifer
01:47:56
Great Courageous Conversations today. Thank you all. Thank you Dr. Anderson. So honored.
Stacey Ridgeway
01:47:56
Awesome Christopher! For those who missed it, he’d like to know when our esteemed panelists are running for office. :)
Lori Wiggins
01:47:59
Transform the space you get the privilege to occupy!
Shamis Pitts
01:48:02
THANK YOU. Powerful sharing and tools to move forward.
Stacey Ridgeway
01:48:07
Thank you to all our educators for joining us today! We appreciate you! 💙
Mary-Frances Tintle
01:48:08
Thank you!
Kristina Larkins
01:48:25
Thank you!
Tonia Shook
01:48:32
Thank you very much.
Regina Nonnenmacher
01:48:48
This whole series has been fantastic! I wish my entire school district had participated!
Heather Schoonerman
01:48:49
THANK YOU!!!! Dr. Brown, Dr. Anders, Dr. Mumin and Dr. Padilla
Alishia Bush
01:48:55
Thank you all.
Lisa Sahasrabudhe
01:49:05
Thank you!
lsstouffer@madison.k12.wi.us
01:49:06
thank-you. Madison Metro School District is looking for a District Supp
Yadira Zapata
01:49:08
Thank you all! Wonderful and useful series
Stacey Ridgeway
01:49:13
This event will be archived. Link will be included on the Discovery Education Equity Talks home page.https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/equity-talks/
Paul George
01:49:15
Thank you for your leadership and passion!
Steven Weniger, Discovery Education
01:49:16
So. Good. Thank you all for your leadership and willingness to participate!
TPS Communications Team
01:49:54
Topeka Public Schools Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TopekaPublicSchools/
Jamie Whelan
01:50:04
As a newly appointed head, I find these talks essential for my own learning. Thank you to everyone
Stacey Ridgeway
01:50:27
Glad you could join @Jamie!
maria.gabriel
01:50:46
Is the Supt. Symposium for Superintendents only? Or District administrators okay to attend?
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
01:51:05
District Admins can attend
Andrea Meyer
01:51:20
Thanks so much! Stay safe, all!
Rob Warren, Discovery Education
01:51:21
Thank you all for your leadership!!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:51:23
Thank you, Luvelle!
Theresa Rouse
01:51:25
Thanks!
maria.gabriel
01:51:26
Thank you!
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
01:51:27
Thank yo upanel