Conducting Successful School Equity Audits: A Two-Part Professional Learning Opportunity for Administrators
May 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
May 27th: Part 1: Conducting Successful School Equity Audits: A Two-Part Professional Learning Opportunity for Administrators
June 24th: Part 2: Conducting Successful School Equity Audits: A Two-Part Professional Learning Opportunity for Administrators
- Join your Region 5 TTAC in a two-part virtual professional learning event where we will focus on how administrators can lead, encourage, and support equity audits to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and access for all. Administrators of elementary schools will meet from 1:00–2:30pm on both May 27th and June 24th. Middle and high school administrators will meet from 10:00-11:30am on both dates. A certificate of attendance will be provided to those who complete the two-part event.
- ***Please register if you are able to attend both days.***Workshop enrollment is limited, so be sure to get your spot now.
- Equity audits within our K-12 schools and divisions are necessary to promote equity and access for all. The discussion in this session will focus on how administrators can lead, encourage and support equity audits to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and access for all. By analyzing a variety of data and using the Navigating EDEquityVA Equity Audit Tool, schools can examine their policies, procedures, and processes for ensuring equity and access for all students.
- Understand equity audit approaches to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion and access.
- Conduct an Equity Audit using varied data sets.
- Examine the equity audit tools available for use to guide Equity Audits.
- Identify your “why” for conducting Equity Audits.
- Adhere to call of expectations promoted within the Virginia LEARNS – Leading, Engaging, Assessing, Recovering, Nurturing and Succeeding.
- Determine next steps for the work you will undertake within your school/division.
Text Reference: Skrla, L., McKenzie, K., and Scheurich, J. (2009) Using equity audits to create equitable and excellent schools. Corwin
Presenter Bio: Dr. Monica B. Smith-Woofter, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at James Madison University, is a retired NC superintendent with 32 years of experience in K-12 public education. Her research interests align to leadership and induction supports for teachers and administrators, as well as diversity, equity and inclusion practices in P-16 education.
Register at: : https://form.jotform.com/211036123626141