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March 5, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Workshop to examine racial equity in education

Donna Grethen / Op Art

Donna Grethen / Op Art

A workshop on racial equity in education will be held Saturday at Cleveland High, sponsored by the Seattle Alliance of Black School Educators and Seattle Public Schools.

Bernardo Ruiz, the executive director of race and equity in Seattle, is the keynote speaker. Jeri Harris, a retired Seattle Public Schools education coach, will talk about cultural responsive teaching and the Common Core Standards.

The event also will include a panel on equity and race, with Kyana Cavaiani from the Seattle Office of Civil Rights; Nikkita Oliver from the University of Washington’s Law, Race and Justice clinic; Polly Davis from the King County Office of Alternative Dispute; Reverend Carl Livings from Seattle Central Community College; and Donald Felder, a  retired Seattle principal.

The event is free, and is scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m. until noon, starting with a continental breakfast.

To register, contact the Seattle Alliance of Black School Educators at sabse.09alliance.17@gmail.com, or sign up Saturday in room 1201 at Cleveland, 5511 15th Ave. S.

Comments | More in News | Topics: race, Seattle Alliance of Black School Educators, Seattle Public Schools

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