Fri, Oct 16 | Zoom

INSTITUTE FOR EQUITY, RESILIENCE, & HEALING

National expert educators, Tovi C. Scruggs-Hussein & Supt. Itoco Garcia are proud to partner with San Luis Coastal Unified to collaborate in a unique, professional learning experience designed to build your cultural proficiency and equity leadership capacity.
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INSTITUTE FOR EQUITY, RESILIENCE, & HEALING

Time & Location

Oct 16, 2020, 1:00 PM
Zoom

About the Event

National expert educators, Tovi C. Scruggs-Hussein & Supt. Itoco Garcia are proud to partner with San Luis Coastal Unified to collaborate in a unique, professional learning experience designed to build your cultural proficiency and equity leadership capacity to disrupt systems of inequity so that we can achieve better outcomes for the students and families we serve.  This institute is a coherent series designed for educators of all levels, board members, and community leaders to come together and forge new belief systems to create new skill sets to be better leaders, advocates, and allies in the work of educational equity and properly and fully serve the diverse needs of our communities.

This work is about inclusion, belonging, and healing. All of the skills we will engage in can be applied to serve all marginalized groups. This means we will explore not only race, but delve into gender, LGBTQ, disabilities, religion, and language.

Further, addressing the work of equity to be proactive and systemically transformational, we must address some of the greatest barriers to being leaders of equity: our own fears, beliefs, and ways of being that prevent us from being more resilient and healing from the educational trauma in our systems. There are numerous supplemental readings and we will also utilize The Racial Healing Handbook as a key text to explore together.

Activities:

  • Instruction/Collaboration/Reflective Practices
  • Tools for Difficult Conversations & Feedback
  • Equity Action Plan Development
  • Consultancy Protocols
  • Monthly Pod Groups for deeper learning & integration
  • Guest Speakers & Facilitators
  • ...and SO much more!

Major Themes:

  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Development
  • Equity, culture, and community responsiveness
  • Culturally-sustaining approaches & Allyship
  • Critical Empathy & Compassion
  • Actively disrupting patterns of inequity
  • Trauma-Responsive & Healing-Centered Pedagogy
  • Social-Emotional Learning, emphasis on virtual spaces

7 SESSION INSTITUTE:

OCTOBER 16, 2020

DECEMBER 4, 2020

JANUARY 8, 2021

FEBRUARY 19, 2021

MARCH 19, 2020

APRIL 23, 2021

MAY 14, 2021

SESSION TIMES:

1:00-4:30 PM

LOCATION:

Virtual – Zoom links to be provided

INVESTMENT:

$495/participant

Includes:

  • The Racial Healing Handbook (order on our own)
  • Materials & tools (for download prior to each session)
  • Optional monthly web-based check-in, thought-partnership, coaching & support calls

YOUR INSTRUCTORS:

Tovi Scruggs-Hussein

Educational Leader & Healer

Tovi Scruggs-Hussein is an award-winning urban educator with over 25 years of leadership and transformation experience. Tovi serves as an expert leader in equity & inclusion, trauma-informed resilience, and emotional intelligence development for leaders so that the culture-climate of our organizations is transformed to improve outcomes. Tovi boldly supports others in dismantling barriers to equity, social justice, organizational/team dysfunction, poor culture-climate, and wellness. She is on a mission to heal our leaders and organizations through Adult Social Emotional Learning, Emotional Intelligence, Equity/Racial Healing, and Trauma-Informed Resilience. Tovi is a founding adjunct professor of Trauma-Informed Leadership at Mills College and is the National President for Coalition for Schools Educating Mindfully.

Dr. Itoco Garcia

Superintendent Sausalito Marin City School District Co-Executive Director HipHop Scholastics

Dr. Garcia has been a transformative educator for 21 years in some of the most challenged schools in the Bay Area, and has dedicated his life and career to achieving educational equity for all students traditionally failed by our public school system. He spent the last two years as an Educational Consultant working across Eight school districts in California and Nevada focused on developing systems and structures to support school transformation including equity mindsets and heartsets amongst educational leadership. He is a member of the National TurnAround Arts Equity Committee, the Principal Leadership Institute Equity Advisory Committee, and the Alameda County Arts Integrated Principal Leadership Network.

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