Monday, February 6 is day 1 of Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. Here's how you can take action in your classroom: 👉🏿 Review the Black Lives Matter at school toolkit. 👉🏿 Register for Write Night with Free Minds Book Club 👉🏿 Register for Teach the Black Freedom Struggle "Starring Mrs. Rosa Parks" Black Lives Matter at School is a national coalition organizing for racial justice in education. They encourage all educators, students, parents, unions, and community organizations to join their annual week of action during the first week of February each year. Learn More
Tuesday, February 7 is day 2 of Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. Here’s how you can take action in your classroom: Teach a lesson from the toolkit Register for the Celebrating Globalism and Collective Value Panel Pledge to Teach the Truth #TeachTruth Action Lawmakers in at least 42 states are attempting to pass legislation that would require teachers to lie to students about the role of racism, sexism, heterosexism, and oppression throughout U.S. history. In response, educators across the United States are signing a pledge to teach truth. Black Lives Matter at School is a national coalition organizing for racial justice in [...]
Friday, February 10 is day 5 of Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. Here’s how you can take action in your classroom! Wear a BLM t-shirt, your HBCU swag, or your cultural attire and post a selfie! Tag @pgcea_pr and @BLMatSchool on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram #blacklivesmatter #blacklivesmatteratschool #PGCEA #TeachTruth #blacklivesmatteratschoolPG Black Lives Matter at School is a national coalition organizing for racial justice in education. They encourage all educators, students, parents, unions, and community organizations to join their annual week of action during the first week of February each year. Learn More
In this C.A.R.E. module—Culturally Responsive—educators will explore how opportunity gaps fuel achievement gaps. Students from diverse backgrounds bring their varied cultural, racial, and socio-economic characteristics and experiences to school. Participants will explore the role that educators and the community stakeholders can play while identifying concrete strategies for increasing student engagement to create opportunities and valuable learning experiences for diverse learners.
Part 2 deals with the maximizing the broad range of student abilities and fostering student resilience. Participants will examine their own practice and apply new strategies for developing student abilities and resilience in their own work.
Based on the NEA C.A.R.E. Curriculum and broken down into three separate workshops, C.A.R.E. strategies prepare educators to implement research-based approaches that maximize the value that diverse groups of students bring with them to school. Part 3 focuses on the role of effort in learning and how educators can use a systems-based approach to implementing a culturally competent learning environment. Participants will apply learnings from all three modules of the C.A.R.E. curriculum to create a capstone project demonstrating how they will implement what they’ve learned to create practices that are culturally competent. This workshop is free to MSEA members and will [...]
Join us on Saturday, March 18 for the 2023 IPD Conference. This year’s theme is Moving Forward Together in a Dynamic World. When you reflect on what you have learned as an educator in 2022, how do you reimagine professional learning? Come inspire and empower fellow educators at MSEA’s IPD Conference. Conference Strands 1) New Educator Survival 101 2) School Engagement Reinvented 3) Elevating Our Diverse Communities 4) Collaboration within School Communities Schedule Welcome: 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Keynote/Session 1: 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 1/Keynote: 10:35 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Lunch: 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Session 2: [...]