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Board Clarion Call: Leading on Equity
The demand for equity in our schools is stronger than ever. The leadership you provide on your board is imperative for greater student success in your district. We invite you to join President of Akron Public Schools Board of Education, N.J. Akbar, in the discussion on the clarion call for school boards to lead on equity and provide an introductory roadmap to consider.

Jun 23, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. N.J. Akbar
President @Akron Public Schools Board of Education
N.J. Akbar, Ph.D. was elected to the Akron Public Schools Board of Education in 2019. After serving as vice president of the board last year, he is currently serving as board president. Dr. Akbar received his Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education from Kent State University, where he currently serves at the Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. His research and focus areas include parent engagement, educational policy, educational sociology, and Black male student success. Dr. Akbar has received many awards for his passion and commitment to education.