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Wednesday, March 27 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
What’s Whiteness Got To Do With It? Racial Identity Development in the Lives of Deeper Learning Educators

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In this interactive workshop, participants will think about their own racial identity development and explore how this influences their work as educators. In particular, we will focus on Robin DiAngelo’s notion of “white fragility” -- the silence, discomfort, and/or defensiveness that many white folks feel when talking about issues of race and racism. How might our racial identities help or hinder our ability to form meaningful relationships with colleagues and students? What structures might allow us to engage with each other productively about race? We will explore these and other questions and, in the process, experience some tools and texts which can be used to bring this work to a range of contexts.

Obviously, talking about racial identity development in relation to teaching is a HUGE endeavor. We would like participants to think of this workshop as a “toe-dip” into these topics. Our goal is that they will emerge with enlarged curiosity along with a desire-- and a few tools--to continue this work.

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Katie Weisberg

Director, M.Ed in Educational Leadership, High Tech High Graduate School of Education
Katie directs the M.Ed in Educational Leadership program at the High Tech High Graduate School of Education. Katie began working at HTH in 2005, initially for the central office, and later teaching reading, writing, social science, and special education. After serving as Academic... Read More →

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Sarah Fine

Director, Teaching Apprenticeship Program, High Tech High Graduate School of Education
Dr. Sarah Fine is an educator, ethnographer, and the co-author of In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School. She currently directs the High Tech High Graduate School of Education's Teaching Apprenticeship Program and also serves as a Lecturer in Education... Read More →

Wednesday March 27, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
HTE 122