Social Justice Teaching 101 Workshop

This interactive introductory workshop to Teaching Tolerance explores how to implement effective, anti-bias instruction in classrooms and schools.

Participants will explore practical strategies for accomplishing academic and social-emotional goals side by side. They will discuss learning conditions that honor all identities and reflect diversity, equity and justice. After exploring ready-to-use materials, applying rigorous standards and planning ways to incorporate research-based teaching practices, participants will leave the workshop with ideas, tools and resources for transforming their classrooms and schools.

Registration for this event is now CLOSED.

Thursday, October 3 or Friday, October 4, 2019.
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with a lunch break from 11 a.m.-noon. Lunch is not provided, but there are numerous options for lunch on and near the Kent campus.
Cost: $35  (Kent State faculty: Free)
Moulton Hall Ballroom, Kent State University main campus
All participants will receive 8 contact hours for participating in the one-day workshop, with the option to also earn 1 graduate credit for an additional $162 fee.

Who should attend:

  • K-12 educators, administrators, counselors, curriculum specialists/coaches
  • Pre-service K-12 educators
  • Kent State University faculty

Participants will learn to:

  • Incorporate the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards to create and sustain classroom and school environments that honor diversity, equity and justice;
  • Speak up - and teach students to speak up - against bias and injustice;
  • Build a collaborative and respectful learning community with a diverse group of learners and educators.


Hosted by Adolescent and Young Adult Education, Kent State University
Supported in part by the University Teaching Council workshop grant

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