REAL TALK: Equity & Anti-Racism in Ohio Schools: Building the Principles, Policies, Programs, and Practices for ALL of Ohio’s Children
Join us for a 2-Part series examining how to infuse Anti-Racism and Equity into Ohio’s public school system.
Moderated by: Susan Kaeser, LWV Ohio Education Specialist, Author
An in-depth exploration of the Resolution to Condemn Racism and Advance Equity and Opportunity for Black Students, Indigenous Students and Students of Color adopted by the Ohio State Board of Education in July 2020. Board President Laura Kohler and Board Members Stephanie Dodd, Linda Haycock and Meryl Johnson, will explain why the resolution was needed and how it will be implemented across more than 600 public school districts in Ohio.
PANEL: Ohio State Board of Education
Laura Kohler, President
Linda Haycock, Dist. 1
Stephanie Dodd, Dist. 9
Meryl Johnson, Dist. 11
Moderated by Rick Jackson
Senior Host and Producer, ideastream, WVIZ PBS, and WCPN NPR
Opening Remarks: Paolo DeMaria, Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction
Meet the educators and administrators who are successfully driving innovative student programming, instituting systemic policy changes, and combatting dangerous biases in education. Learn how their proven approaches have impacted student learning, addressed social-emotional health, and bridged opportunity gaps for thousands of students in Northeast Ohio.
Dr. Andrea Celico, Superintendent, Bedford City School District
Ms. Elizabeth Kirby, Superintendent, Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District
Dr. John Marschhausen, Superintendent, Hilliard City Schools
Dr. Ellen McWilliams-Woods, Chief Academic Officer, Asst Superintendent, Akron Public Schools