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Equity requires reflective practice and intentional activism towards creating a more inclusive and equitable organization to improve educator effectiveness, positive student outcomes, and increased parent engagement. Our schools need leaders who recognize that it begins with awareness – of self, of the strengths, weaknesses, and challenges, of our society, and of our school system” (Shields, 2018). Building capacity for Educational Equity requires transformative leaders who know how to change Pre-K-12 learning systems not just improve them.

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Dr. Ken Magdaleno, Founding Executive Director of the Center for Leadership, Equity, and Research (CLEAR) explains the importance of social justice leadership to bring about structural and systemic change in education by addressing the effects of racism and inequitable educational policies on childhood trauma; especially that of Brown and Black students. Dr. Magdaleno will explain the importance of Critical Race Theory (CRT) as it pertains to mentorship and the development of transformative leaders.

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