Race, Equity, and Leadership in Schools

Harvard University

Date Posted: Oct. 8, 2020
Submitted by: Jasmine Xie
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Education
Program Type: Professional or Continuing Education Certificate/Diploma
Completion: 4 days
Commitment: Part-Time


Race, Equity, and Leadership in Schools, a program of The Principals’ Center, offers a historical and cultural context for understanding how inequality plays out in schools and provides educators with the skills and confidence to lead more excellent, equitable schools. Participants will learn to recognize structures that perpetuate inequality, address assumptions about how people learn, and create opportunities for more children to succeed.

Learning Outcomes

  • Investigate the many causes of individual, institutional, and systemic racial inequality
  • Deepen your understanding of why discussions of race, equity, and leadership matter
  • Explore the variety of changes needed to create a more inclusive future
  • Identify concrete strategies for building inclusive institutions and build your toolkit to teach, model, and practice inclusion

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