Educator as Advisor, Advocate, Activist

If you want to be equipped to reach and empower ALL of your students, don’t miss this one-day offering in connection with the week-long Equity Exchange.

This offering is exclusively designed for anyone committed to educational equity for St. Louis youth.

Facilitated by:

Brittany Packnett, Chris Thinnes, José Vilson

 July 25, 2016, 10 am - 4 pm

John Burroughs School
755 South Price Road
Haertter Hall Auditorium

Registration will remain open until all 75 spaces are filled. Cost: $75.00 (includes lunch).


  • What does it mean to be an advisor...advocate...activist?

  • How do race and class influence effective teaching and learning, policy and practice?

  • What is the significance of culturally responsive and relevant teaching?

What To Expect:

  • Open dialogue between participants: a brave space to challenge each other in a community of critically conscious folks
  • Time to reflect on your own skills, understanding, and mindset to engage in the work to come

  • Interactive exchange to help identify educational challenges in St. Louis that will be used by participants in the week-long Equity Exchange as a part of their action planning. 

  • Future status updates from The Equity Exchange cohort about their action planning and ongoing work on the identified challenges/opportunities.

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

Combining theory and practice, facilitators will share methods that strengthen participant abilities to lead strategic initiatives toward systemic change.


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