Social Justice Development: An Interdisciplinary and Practitioner-Oriented Approach (MS146)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
10:00 AM–11:50 AM

  • PMD: 5,8
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn how to facilitate social justice pedagogy using resources in their learning community.
  2. identify and collate resources to promote positive school climate.
  3. learn about resources for facilitating and managing difficult conversations (i.e., race talk).


The need for social justice training is paramount when dealing with the effects of inequitable policies that affect the education of communities of color. The following presentation focuses on building capacity within practitioners using an interdisciplinary and practitioner-oriented approach to professional development. In addition, attendees will learn how to modify the curriculum to fit the needs of their learning community. This is an organic, interdisciplinary, school-wide, and voluntary process, which is practitioner led with administrative support.

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Stacy A. Williams, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

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