A new book, “Teacher Diversity and Student Success: Why Racial Representation Matters in the Classroom” makes clear the necessity and opportunity of recruiting and supporting individuals of color in the teaching profession. But will Massachusetts meet the moment and take action to pass the Educator DIversity Act? Join Boston University’s Wheelock Educational Policy Center, Latinos for Education and The Education Trust for a virtual event series exploring the research and policy recommendations that could improve the quality of our teaching workforce for all kids in the state.
Full details about the event series can be found at:
June 22nd at 3:00 - During this main event, we will hear from two of the book’s authors as well as advocates, educators and policymakers about the importance of pursuing a diverse workforce in Massachusetts.
Deep Dive Sessions (30-min focused conversations balancing research insights and the voices of educators of color)
June 23rd @2:30: Racial Diversity in the Teacher Pipeline: Evidence from Massachusetts
June 24th @3:30: A Classroom Observer Like Me: Effects of Race and Gender-Matches in Teacher Observation
Please visit https://wheelockpolicycenter.org/event/teacher-diversity-is-teacher-quality/ for full details about the event series.