Kickboard Professional Services

Equity & Anti-Racism

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Equity Training for School & District Leadership

Audience: Principals, School Leadership Team, District Leadership Team

Overview

A partnership between Haley Responsive Education Corporation (HREC) and Kickboard, the Leadership Imperative Courses guide leaders and teams to create a vision of antiracism and equity for their schools and districts. Racism and inequity have a deeply rooted history in every facet of our society, including our school systems. Students of color continue to underperform and are disproportionately overrepresented in the data categories associated with negative outcomes like dropouts, failures, suspensions, and disciplinary actions. This course will guide leaders to examine issues of racism and inequity, and equip them with strategies, practices and ideas to create equity and a culture of antiracism in both schools and districts. 

Challenges Addressed:

  • Insufficient knowledge about racism and inequity in schools
  • Need for clarity about the history and language of equity and antiracism
  • Lack of a clear vision and plan to create an antiracist and equitable culture district- or campus-wide
  • Gap in awareness and action to implement anti-racist policies and practices
  • Need for prioritization of structures, strategies and systems to bring equitable and antiracist practices to scale

Program Outcomes:

  • Awareness of the history and principles of racism and antiracism in the context of education and leadership
  • Examination of personal and staff beliefs around issues of equity 
  • Evaluation of the current state of the campus or district using the Power and Purpose Continuum
  • Settting a clear vision for creating an anti-racist school or district
  • Application of principles and practices to ensure policies are equitable for all students
  • Strategic focus on self, others, and systems
  • Application of equity and antiracism to district or campus improvement plans

Virtual Package includes:

  • Three on-demand, self-paced courses (approximately 2 hours each)
  • Resources and tools for building an antiracist and equitable school or district culture
  • Equity & Anti-Racism Resource Guides
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Equity & Anti-Racism Training for Educators

Audience: Educators, Support Staff, Principals, Campus Leadership Team, District Staff, District Leadership

Overview

In partnership with Anti-Racism Courses for Teachers (ARC), Kickboard presents a series of courses designed to lead educators through four distinct phases of equity and anti-racism work: Awareness, Examination, Acknowledgement, and Action. As we learn more about historical racism, systemic racism and current inequities present in our schools and classrooms, we become more empowered to create a culture of both equity and antiracism in which all students thrive. As a result of this course, you will be able to connect historical policies to modern inequities, examine deep-seated personal biases, learn equitable and antiracist classroom practices, and commit to taking action to create a more equitable and antiracist culture for your students. To maximize learning, participants are encouraged to engage individually and collectively.

Challenges Addressed:

  • Lack of knowledge about historical and modern systemic racism in education
  • Disparities in academic achievement
  • Overidentification of children of color in special education
  • Disproportionate punitive disciplinary actions for students of color 
  • Gap in cultural competency
  • Personal or systemic biases

Program Outcomes:

  • Awareness: Learn the history of systemic racism in this country, develop a common understanding of key terms that will leverage your ability to act
  • Examination: Interrogate internal belief systems and understand and acknowledge internal bias and how biases impact thinking and actions
  • Acknowledgement: Evaluate and assess the equity of current policies, practices and daily interactions with students, educators, families and the community
  • Action: With current knowledge base, shift policies, practices and interactions to create an equitable and anti-racist culture for staff and students

Virtual Package includes:

  • Three on-demand, self-paced courses (approximately 2-3 hours each)
  • Resources and tools for building an antiracist and equitable classroom or school culture
  • Equity & Anti-Racism Educator Resource Guides
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Professional Services Team

Jolynn Greene

Professional Services Manager

Tiffani Slaughter

Professional Services Manager

Isiah King

Professional Services Manager

Hillary Miller

School Culture Coach

Dumaka Moultrie

School Culture Coach

Dr. Peggy Schiavone

School Culture Coach

Lori Heisler

School Culture Coach

Shelley Henderson

School Culture Coach

Emily Mishalanie

School Culture Coach

Dena Gaddis

School Culture Coach
Kickboard has made a huge difference. We reduced disciplines by 44% in just 18 weeks. If I go to another campus and come back to ours, I can see and hear the difference. It’s so positive here and that’s changing the culture of our school. This not only improves students’ behavior but it improves their academic performance as well.
— KASIE JACKSON, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - DALLAS ISD