Monday, June 16, 2014: 3PM ET, 2PM CT, 1PM MT, 12PM PT
Wednesday, June 18, 2014: 12 PM ET, 11AM CT, 10AM MT, 9AM PT
Friday, June 20, 2014: 1PM ET, 12PM CT, 11AM MT, 10AM PT
Sessions limited to 15 people. Register for one of the three sessions. Buy your
own book. Connect with your computer and phone.
Have you wanted to read Whistling Vivaldi by Claude Steele but haven't had time?
Have you read the book and want to discuss how to use some of the strategies in
your own school or community?
Join us! Grab a cup of coffee or tea, connect with your computer to see the PowerPoint
presentation, and call on your phone for audio. Take this opportunity to chat with
others around the country on what the book means and how to use it to address race
- Understand key concepts of "social identity" and "stereotype threat."
- Explore the research on stereotype threats and what it means for educators and CTE
- Share strategies that you can use in your classroom, school, or community that can
"inoculate" students against stereotype threat.
Courtney Reed Jenkins is a nationally recognized expert on equity
in education and has more than 20 years' experience working in the public and community-based
sectors on equity issues. She has facilitated more than 100 trainings regarding
equity in education, written legal decisions regarding special education, and published
articles in the areas of racial and gender equity. She sits on several national
and state boards and committees that focus on equity in education. Courtney has
a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Iowa. Her career includes
program administration for a women's resource and action center, a domestic violence
shelter, an at-risk youth leadership program, a juvenile mediation program, and
a women's foundation. She now works at the state level, for the Wisconsin Department
of Public Instruction, and at the national level, for NAPE. She thanks her mom,
who modeled how to talk about race as she told stories to Courtney and her sister
about growing up white in the segregated south.
Please register for only one session. All sessions will have similar format and
discussion questions. Registration for each session will close when it reaches 15.
If a session is filled, then you will be prompted to register for another session
or to request to be placed on a wait list.
If there is space available, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions
Before the session, please read Whistling Vivaldi and come prepared for a lively
discussion with your colleagues across the country!
(Registration is now closed. The webinars were not archived.)