Fostering Equity and Inclusivity Within Your School

Virtual School Leaders Webinar Series

Register for Enhancing Equity and Inclusion in Kindergarten Read Alouds Workshop

Check out CLI's in-person and interactive workshop tailored for kindergarten teachers, Enhancing Equity and Inclusion in Kindergarten Read Alouds. Elevate your read-aloud practices through the lens of equity and inclusion.

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Unlock the Power of Equity-Centric Leadership

Children's Literacy Initiative (CLI) is hosting a groundbreaking webinar series crafted exclusively for educational leaders. As dedicated advocates for inclusive education, CLI is excited to share a unique opportunity for school principals to embark on a transformative journey toward fostering equity and inclusivity within their schools.
Join us for a comprehensive series that goes beyond conventional approaches to professional development. The "Fostering Equity and Inclusivity Within Your School" virtual webinar series is for forward-thinking educators committed to shaping an educational landscape that values diversity and inclusivity. School leaders must gain expertise in the cutting-edge frameworks that prioritize equity. These insights will help you guide your staff in creating inclusive learning environments that celebrate diversity.
This 4-part series will help school leaders master planning techniques to infuse equity, diversity, and inclusion into every aspect of school life. Learn how to shape your school culture so every student feels valued and celebrated.
By participating in this series, you're not just attending webinars; you're investing in the future of your school. Here's what you can expect:
  • Well-Rounded Understanding: Gain a holistic understanding of equity-focused leadership.
  • Practical Skills: Acquire hands-on skills to initiate positive change in your school.
  • Inclusive Environments: Transform your school climate for improved student engagement.
  • Celebrating Diversity: Create an environment where diversity is acknowledged and celebrated.
Who Should Attend?
  • Elementary School Principals
  • Literacy Coaches
  • Curriculum Specialists
CLI's commitment to advancing education is your ticket to transformative leadership. Take advantage of this chance to shape a school where every student thrives! Embark on the journey to educational excellence with CLI's webinar series. Together, let's create schools that inspire, include, and innovate!
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Insights into Equity-Centered Data Discourse


Start Time: 10:30 AM - 11:40 AM

Duration: approximately 60 minutes

This session is designed for school principals who are committed to fostering equity and excellence in their schools through data-driven decision-making. Participants will learn how to use data analysis as a powerful tool for identifying and addressing the diverse needs of their student populations. The workshop will focus on developing actionable strategies for creating an equitable school environment, enhancing collaborative data practices among staff, and leading effective professional development.
Participants will leave this session equipped with practical strategies for using data to make equitable decisions, lead staff development with an equity focus, and collaborate effectively with their teams. The skills acquired will empower principals to drive meaningful change in their schools, ensuring that all decisions are grounded in data and committed to equity.
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Session Goals

Strategies for Data-Driven Decision-Making:
  • Learn to implement strategies for making informed, equitable decisions based on data analysis, ensuring that actions are taken to address the needs of all student groups.
  • Understand how to use data to identify areas for improvement and to formulate targeted interventions that support underrepresented or disadvantaged students.
Leadership in Cultivating an Equity-Focused School Environment:
  • Learn leadership approaches for creating and sustaining an equity-centered environment in the school.
  • Understand how to lead professional development and training for staff on using data with an equity lens.
Collaborative Data Analysis for School Improvement:
  • Explore ways to collaborate with teachers and administrative staff in analyzing and interpreting data, fostering a shared commitment to equity.
  • Develop a plan for ongoing data analysis routines that involve all school stakeholders in a continuous dialogue about equity and school improvement.

Shaping a Community of Lifelong Learners: A Principal's Role


Start Time: 10:30 AM - 11:40 AM

Duration: approximately 60 minutes

This session is specifically designed for school principals, focusing on the pivotal role of leadership in shaping a vibrant culture of lifelong learning within schools. Participants will delve into how their leadership style and approach can significantly influence the learning environment, inspiring continuous intellectual growth among staff and students. The workshop will provide actionable strategies for setting expectations, fostering collaboration, and building a community of engaged learners.
Attendees will leave the session equipped with practical leadership skills and strategies to foster a culture of lifelong learning and collaboration in their schools. They will be prepared to lead a transformative journey in their educational settings, creating a dynamic community of engaged educators and learners.
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Session Goals

Leadership as the Catalyst for Learning:
  • Understand how a principal's leadership style and approach can set the tone for a culture of lifelong learning in the school.
  • Develop strategies for leading by example to inspire continuous learning and intellectual curiosity among staff and students.
Establishing Expectations for Collaborative Growth:
  • Learn to set clear, achievable expectations that foster capacity building and content mastery among administrators and teachers.
  • Explore ways to create a collaborative learning environment where administrators and teachers support and learn from each other.
Building a Community of Engaged Educators and Learners:
  • Develop strategies for fostering a school community where everyone—students, teachers, and administrators—is actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Understand the role of a principal in nurturing a supportive and collaborative learning community that values continuous growth and development.

Principals as Catalysts: Driving Change through Effective Feedback


Start Time: 10:30 AM - 11:40 AM

Duration: approximately 60 minutes

This session is crafted for school principals who aspire to become catalysts for positive change and growth in their educational environments. It emphasizes the critical role of effective feedback in fostering professional development, enhancing teaching practices, and leading organizational change. Participants will explore advanced communication strategies, learn to create a culture of continuous feedback, and understand how to use feedback as a strategic tool for school improvement.
Upon completing this session, principals will be equipped with the necessary skills to effectively use feedback to drive change, enhance teaching quality, and improve overall school performance. They will be prepared to lead their teams with confidence, using feedback as a transformative tool for professional growth and school development.
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Session Goals

Leading Organizational Change through Strategic Feedback:
  • Master strategies for using feedback as a key tool in leading and managing change within the school.
  • Learn how to leverage feedback to align staff efforts with school goals, foster collaboration, and drive overall school improvement initiatives.
Enhancing Communication Skills for Impactful Feedback:
  • Develop advanced communication techniques that enable principals to provide clear, constructive, and actionable feedback to teachers and staff.
  • Learn how to tailor feedback to individual needs and situations, ensuring it is both effective and empathetic, fostering a positive and receptive environment.
Feedback as a Tool for Professional Development and Growth:
  • Understand the role of feedback in promoting professional growth and improvement among teachers and staff.
  • Gain insights into creating a continuous feedback loop that encourages self-reflection, professional development, and adaptability in teaching practices.

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Literacy Leadership: Developing a Vision for Empowering Diverse Learners


Start Time: 10:30 AM - 11:40 AM

Duration: approximately 60 minutes

In this engaging and transformative session, school principals will explore and develop strategies to champion equity and diversity in their schools. The session is designed to deepen understanding and practical application of equity-focused educational practices, ensuring that every student's voice and potential are recognized and nurtured.
Participants will leave this session with enhanced skills in equity-focused leadership and the ability to create inclusive learning environments. Participants will gain expertise in applying educational frameworks that prioritize equity, leading to a school culture where diversity is celebrated and every student feels valued. This approach will foster a positive school climate, improving overall student engagement, satisfaction, and academic success.

Session Goals

Leadership in Equity-Focused Instruction:
  • Develop skills to identify and support instructional practices that uplift every student.
  • Learn to advocate effectively for practices that honor diverse student backgrounds and experiences.
Frameworks for Inclusive Education:
  • Gain expertise in applying educational frameworks that prioritize equity.
  • Guide staff in creating inclusive and engaging learning environments.
Strategic Planning for an Inclusive School Culture:
  • Master planning techniques to infuse equity, diversity, and inclusion into all facets of school life.
  • Cultivate a school culture where diversity is celebrated and all students feel valued.

Are you committed to equity in education for all children? Download CLI’s FREE Framework for Teaching and Learning diagnostic and coaching tool.

CLI’s Framework for Teaching and Learning is a diagnostic and coaching tool designed to ensure access to high-quality, culturally sustaining literacy instruction for children in PreK through 5th grade. It supports teachers, literacy coaches, and school and district leaders to align on a vision for equitable, standards-based literacy instruction by focusing our lens on what is most important for children’s learning.

This tool is a powerful resource and auditing measure for any district that recognizes the importance of finetuning its vision for equitable instruction by reviewing its current curriculum or redefining its instructional model to ensure success for all children.

Complete the form below to receive the Framework for Reaching and Learning and email communications from CLI.

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Be the change-maker your students need. Register your interest and secure your spot in this extraordinary educator series. Let's create a brighter future, one word at a time.

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