Culturally Responsive Strategies

Save the date: May 6th @ ARHS 8:00 - 3:30, please register early for this event. 

The AEA is please to announce an exciting professional development class for our members, classified staff and administrators. 

WEA/AEA members no charge, Non-WEA/AEA members $100 registration fee

Continental breakfast and lunch included, space is limited to 48 participants

This six hour seminar is designed to help develop skills as a culturally responsive professional.  You will learn how to:

  • Integrate cultural competency definition into your daily practice and classroom environment, “The will and skill to create authentic and effective relationships across differences”.
  • Understand the research and impact of resiliency in student growth by increasing relational strategies that focuses on asset based instruction. Develop student re-saliency as a primary factor in closing the opportunity/achievement gap.
  • Use the cultural competency framework of awareness, understanding, skills and advocacy to increase your effectiveness with students from diverse populations including: socio-economic, language, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender, religion, age and ability.
  • Grow as a culturally responsive educator through reflective practice by increasing your AWARENESS of self (biases, stereotypes, expectations) and the KNOWLEDGE of other social group categories to which one does not belong.
  • You will be introduced to some of the essential core practices for developing your culturally responsive management techniques.
  • Learn how to: build social relationships, communicate in culturally responsive ways, cultivate a safe and inclusive environment, and engaging with families and communities.
  • You will have the opportunity to reflect, discuss, and share your cultural assumptions, views, and prejudices to help begin to examine your own cultural histories and biases in working with students from culturally, linguistically, and socio-economically diverse backgrounds.
  • You will receive resources and materials to support your classrooms.

To register for this seminar please send an email to: office@auburnea.org

For more information please click here.