All tagged professional development
Diversity Talks offers 12 hours of student-led professional development with cohorts of up to 40 educators per year. These sessions are strongly encouraged to be broken down into 8-1.5 hour sessions over the course of an academic school year however, entities are able to personalize the professional development sessions to fit their population and have the flexibility to choose tiered packages over the course of 3 years.
As of August 2017, Diversity Talks has expanded it's student-led professional development to Kansas City Missouri with hopes to be able to compare the progress made in Kansas City, Missouri to Providence, Rhode Island.
On September 11, 2017, Edsurge published an article about the work that Diversity Talks has been doing since inception called "Not Comfortable Talking About Race in the Classroom? Let Your Students Lead the Conversation"
March 25, 2017, Diversity Talks piloted their first professional development to 35 educators from across Rhode Island at the Empowering Educators of Color Conference. The team submitted a one page proposal to conduct a Power & Privilege workshop, which focused on the many existing systems in our country and how power plays a huge role in dictating decisions.