Virtual Gathering of Leaders: Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad

We are excited to announce the first speaker in this Fall & Winter series will be Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad, an Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University. She also serves as the director of the GSU Urban Literacy Collaborative & Clinic. She studies Black historical excellence within educational communities with goals of reframing curriculum and instruction today. She works with teachers and young people across the United States and South Africa in best practices in culturally responsive instruction. She is the author of the best selling book, Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy.

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Empowering Student Success in the Next Normal with Education Cloud and Tableau
Next Episode: Thursday, September 3rd at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET.

Please join Jason Belland, VP of Education Cloud Industry Solutions for a conversation with Ivy Tech Community College and Equal Opportunity Schools about how they are using data to support students in the next normal. From closing the education equity gap to ensuring a diverse faculty and staff population, you’ll learn how Education Cloud and Tableau can be used to support the entire education community. The conversation will be followed by a live demo and a special performance by LT Smooth.

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Two Additional Virtual Gatherings of Leaders Scheduled

During these challenging times, we are dealing with a never-before-seen school environment, and we must create a new understanding of how our youth are best served. Both of these sessions are designed to provide tools and strategies essential to this purpose.

Disrupting Dehumanization and Affirming the Humanity of Boys and Young Men of Color and their Villages
Tuesday, July 21 at 9-11 a.m. Pacific/ Noon-2 p.m. Eastern

Dr. Rhonda Bryant, Co- Director of Forward Promise, will lead a thought-provoking presentation focused on the critical thinking and collective action essential to reclaiming the humanity and restoring the village of boys and young men of color.

Family, Community, and School Engagement
Thursday, August 6 at 9-11 a.m. Pacific/ Noon-2 p.m. Eastern

Dr. Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Faculty Director of the Education Policy and Management Master’s Program. Dr. Mapp is the preeminent authority on family and community engagement.

Each session includes a Q & A session, interactive breakouts, and a solution-oriented implementation.
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EOS Partners with COSEBOC to Present Virtual Gathering of Leaders

Seattle, WA – May 26, 2020, Equal Opportunity Schools, a Seattle-based national nonprofit announces their upcoming virtual gathering of leaders in partnership with COSEBOC (Coalition of Schools Educating Boys Of Color) focused on healing-centered engagement. The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Shawn Ginwright and the virtual event will take place on Thursday, May 28th from 9AM-11AM PST (12PM-2PM EST).

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COESBOC and EOS to Co- host Virtual Gathering of Leaders

On May 28, 2020, Dr. Ginwright returns to present at the next seminar in the 1st Virtual Gathering of Leaders. Dr. Ginwright has agreed to join us again to share his unique healing centered engagement approach which is designed to blunt the damaging impact of trauma on the lives of urban youth of color.

This assets-based strategy will provide tools and techniques essential for the well-being and healing of students, families, and communities when we begin to emerge from the unsettling world of the pandemic. Dr. Ginwright’s healing centered engagement will serve as a balm for the educators and advocates also impacted by COVID-19.

Don’t miss what is certain to be an informative and memorable presentation.

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