Exciting News From The Equity Exchange


We are pleased to announce that James Ferg Cadima, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, will be leading our module on Discipline in public and private schools: Policies, practices and impacts.

We are also excited about a very impressive line-up of business leaders who will participate in The Equity Exchange Business Panel on Thursday, July 30. The panelists will give their perspectives on the qualities they look for in students entering their respective industries, and provide suggestions on how to enhance students’ school experience to better prepare them for the demands of the work force, especially in the context of cultural, global, and intercultural competency.  

Our featured panelists include:

  • Kelvin R. Westbrook, Corporate Director, ADM and T-Mobile. Board Chair, BJC Healthcare (largest employer in St. Louis region)
  • Joe Reagan, President & CEO, St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Bob Newmark, Managing Partner, Bryan Cave (an international law firm)
  • Sharon Harvey Davis, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Ameren (energy utility)

The Equity Exchange is an intimate cohort of experienced administrators, staff, teachers and practitioners in public and private schools. 

The Exchange will bridge theory and practice to explore concepts, methods and skills that will strengthen participants’ abilities to lead strategic initiatives and facilitate tough systemic conversations.

The Exchange will provide space, community, safety, support and structure for participants to engage in essential public/private conversations about the future state of our practice.

There is still space available, and we are extending our registration date until all spaces are filled. We encourage you to register at The Equity Exchange

Additionally, feel free to share this offering with other public/private colleagues in your network who have 5+ years of experience, administrative, planning, programming or leadership responsibilities in their school/district, particularly in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, cultural/global/intercultural competency. Alternatively, send us their names (and contact information) so that we can send a personal invitation.