After the tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, many teachers are wondering what mathematical knowledge and experiences their students will bring in fall. Despite concerns about “learning loss,” we know that all children bring important social, linguistic, cultural, and mathematical knowledge to their work in the math classroom. So, what do our students know and what is next on the horizon for them? This three-session course, designed for educators working with grades 2-5, provides practical guidance for teachers seeking to take an asset-based approach to formative assessment.

August 3 to August 17
Online

After the tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, many teachers are wondering what mathematical knowledge and experiences their students will bring in fall. Despite concerns about “learning loss,” we know that all children bring important social, linguistic, cultural, and mathematical knowledge to their work in the math classroom. So, what do our students know and what is next on the horizon for them? This three-session course, designed for PreK-1 educators, provides practical guidance for teachers seeking to take an asset-based approach to formative assessment.

August 3 to August 17
Online

The FLDC Codesigning Educational Justice Institute is a 2-day engagement to support systems-based formal leaders and family/community leaders of color in collaborating together in justice-based systems change. We will take up solidarity-driven codesign as a collective practice to reimagine education this summer and into next fall.

June 30 to July 1
Online

Music is a deep expression of oneself; one of the first methods of freedom for African Americans was music/voice. What is the siren call of the Black femme? What can she teach us about our students and ourselves? Come explore the ways in which institutions perpetuate the censorship of the celestial beings named Black girls, and what educators can do about it. Because it's a pandemic and we all could use some genius, inspiration, and vision we will be using musical selections from Black femmes throughout American history as our map.

May 11
Online

We are collectively working towards returning to a new normal in schools, one that centers BIPOC students and families in both policies and practices. In this webinar, Sarah Diem and Anjalé Welton, authors of the new book Anti-Racist Educational Leadership and Policy will engage in conversation with the school leaders from Hazel Valley Elementary School, Casey Jeannot and Tamasha Emedi, to discuss what it looks like to both research and engage in anti-racist leadership practices, how they confront resistance, and their visions for the future. 

April 23
Online

Join us for the launch and celebration of Protecting the Promise: Indigenous Education Between Mothers and Their Children by Timothy San Pedro in partnership with College of Education doctoral student Alayna Eagle Shield, Micheal Munson, Faith Price, Tara Ramos and Kristina Lucero and their families.

April 22
Online

In this series of conversations we'll explore what it means to develop systems that truly center justice and equity for each student and the communities served by our education systems. Leadership for Learning (L4L) is a doctoral program at the University of Washington made up of practicing educational leaders focused on realizing educational equity.  Principle in this endeavor is authentic engagement with students and families, shared vision and collective action, and high quality teaching and learning for students and educators. As part of our ongoing work to reimagine and realize more just school systems, we invite school leaders, community partners, and anyone interested in joining us in these collective endeavors.

February 22 to February 26
Online

This one-hour professional development course will engage elementary educators and their families in a personally meaningful experience with media literacy. What better way to learn about students’ thinking than with a young learner by our sides? Adults/caregivers and their elementary age children are encouraged to join together for an interactive and investigative experience. Please note that educators joining on their own are welcome, and will find the experience meaningful as well!

February 18
Online

In this course, participants will learn about why we need to practice media literacy when consuming, sharing, and creating print and digital media. We will cover the core concepts of media literacy and practice integrating them into existing lessons and pedagogical practices for in-person and remote instruction.

April 21 to May 5
Online

In this course, participants will learn about why we need to practice media literacy when consuming, sharing, and creating print and digital media. We will cover the core concepts of media literacy and practice integrating them into existing lessons and pedagogical practices for in-person and remote instruction.

February 16 to February 19
Online