equity & inclusion

[Online] Dis/ability Studies: Confronting Ableism, Stigma and Privilege in Education

Every educator will encounter disabled students and grapple with how to successfully foster learning, equity and inclusion in diverse classrooms and schools. This online course introduces Dis/ability Studies in Education – a liberation movement discipline distinct from Special Education that offers unique insight into these endeavors.

Creating an Inclusive Community: Understanding Fat Phobia, Dieting & Eating Disorders

In the United States, over 30 million people from intersecting identities suffer from an eating disorder. In even greater numbers are those that feel discomfort, shame or hate toward their bodies.

Implicit bias, unchallenged cultural norms, and misconceptions perpetuate the many issues our society faces with diets, eating disorders, disordered eating, and body shaming.

Restoring Justice: Cultivating the Professional Community

Schools are a battle ground for democracy, and school leaders may find themselves at the forefront of the struggle for civil rights, equity and inclusion. Schools are environments where children and adults work to actualize equal rights, inclusion, equity and non-violence, and leading a just community within unjust social and political contexts is a complicated task.

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