May 2022 Events & Announcements

Coming June 9th & 14th- TWO New STEM Workshops!

Part A: Doing Too Much: Disrupting the Transference of STEM Trauma

This workshop will explore the often problematic relationship many students and teachers have with STEM education emerging from traumatic experiences we simply never address. This workshop particularly focuses on the roots of science as it relates to white supremacy culture and science education, and how that bleeds into the way we see ourselves, or don’t, in science. We will look at ELP’s HQPA principles as a means to address healing and thriving in the design of STEM assessments that matter.

Part B: Don’t Do Too Much: Centering HQPA in STEM Assessments

This workshop will dive into the importance of incorporating culturally responsive practices and DEI authentically in order to thrive in your classrooms! Going beyond adding a trendy handshake or latest song into a presentation, we will be looking into how we use these definitions and ELP’s HQPA principles to create STEM assessments that are engaging to all demographics, particularly targeting your most disengaged students.

Join us for June’s ELP Lounge!

We’re excited to announce that in June, we’ll have incoming Envision Education CEO, Jillian Juman, as our ELP Lounge Special Guest!

Stop by to slow down. Connect, share, learn & heal. We can’t wait to see you!

Thursday, June 16th, 4:00-5:00pm PT (7:00-8:00pm ET)

Click here to grab your free ticket and let us know you’re coming!

The DLLF application deadline has been extended to May 31st!

The Deeper Learning Leadership Forum (DLLF) is a cohort-based leadership experience that aims to develop, strengthen, and support a group of educational leaders to work at the intersection of equity and design thinking. DLLF seeks to address issues of inequity in our school systems by bringing together leaders to define and unpack these challenges. On this journey, leaders will explore deeper learning practices; develop the skills to identify and disrupt oppressive ideologies, systems, and structures within education; and practice employing an equity-centered design thinking approach. Learn more about the program here.

Apply or nominate someone today!

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