January 26, 2023 — The National Center for Teacher Residencies’ (NCTR) Black Educators Initiative (BEI) is hosting a webinar that is focused on state, higher education, and school district recommendations to support the recruitment and preparation of Black educators.
The free webinar, titled “Doing Better for Black Educators: Six Policy Recommendations for Improving the Recruitment and Preparation of Black Educators,” will take place at 2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 22. This webinar is beneficial for education policymakers; leaders in the field of educator preparation; school district leaders; and anyone who believes in the importance of supporting Black educators across the United States. Online registration is available.
During the webinar, NCTR will dive into six policy recommendations from a forthcoming report that is informed by BEI’s impact and is scheduled to be released in mid-February. The webinar will have a panel of dynamic speakers from teacher residency programs as well as individuals representing the state, district, and higher education perspective.
- Kathlene H. Campbell, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Teacher Residencies
- Eric Duncan, J.D., Assistant Director of P-12 Policy – Educator Diversity, The Education Trust
- Lindsey Hamilton, Director of Equity and Programming, Nashville Teacher Residency
- Charles King, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kansas City Teacher Residency
- Faith Wilkerson, Ed.D., Program Director, Minority Educator Recruitment, Retention and Equity Center, Virginia Commonwealth University/RTR
- Latanya Daniels, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Richfield Public Schools (MN)
“Doing Better for Black Educators: Six Policy Recommendations for Improving the Recruitment and Preparation of Black Educators” was developed with the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Joyce Foundation.