Equity-focused Professional Learning

registration is now open for:

ECCF institute and  Equity Facilitation Fellowship 

CREATE offers three (3) Equity-Focused Professional Learning opportunities to all the experienced educators across our partner schools.

Equity-Centered Critical Friendship (ECCF) Institute

Equity-Centered Critical Friendship (ECCF) is a 4-day immersive institute where participants experience what it looks, feels and sounds like to be a part of a community of practitioners fiercely committed to educational equity and excellence.

Participants will explore: 

  • Individual and collective identity
  • Strategies for community-building and reflection
  • Perspectives and skills that are equity-centered, collaborative and reflective practices

ECCF is designed for: 

  • P-16 educators, non-profit organizations, consultants and community advocates

The general timeline of an ECCF Institute is as follows:

Day 1 - Ideology: explore identity through narrative; establish agreements; build community

Day 2 - Internalized: learn racial equity concepts; reflect on equity in education

Day 3 - Interpersonal: present dilemmas of practice with peers

Day 4 - Institutional: examine systemic inequities through the use of protocols

Virtual ECCF Registration Rates

CREATE Educators

FREE*

*Each CREATE school may receive up to two complimentary slots.

Each additional educator is $250.

Non-CREATE Educators

(P-16 educators, non profit leaders, consultants and community advocates)

$500

Registration for July 2020 is now open!

Dates:

  • Monday, July 20th
  • Tuesday, July 21st
  • Wednesday, July 22nd
  • Thursday, July 23rd

Time:

  • 9:00am to 2:00pm each day, with a 30 min lunch break

Location:

  • VIRTUAL!!!!

 

Cultivating Equity Leadership Retreat

Cultivating Equity Leadership is a 2-day  leader retreat designed to cultivate an equitable and compassionate leadership perspective in collaboration with an ongoing community of educators focused on accountability and a holistic framework for understanding educational equity.

Participants will experience: 

  • Reflection on a research-based framework integrating equity and adult social and emotional learning
  • Thought-provoking dialogue with future accountability partners from a diverse set of contexts and school types
  • Two optional one-on-one leadership coaching sessions with Dr. Folami Prescott-Adams; one before and one after the retreat

This retreat is designed for: 

  • School leaders, teacher leaders and others who lead initiatives and organizations in service of positive outcomes for the students they serve

Retreat Registration Rates

CREATE Educators

FREE*

*Each CREATE school may receive 1 complimentary seat.

Each additional registrant $125.

Non-CREATE Educators

(School leaders, teacher leaders and others who lead initiatives and organizations in service of positive outcomes for the students they serve)

$250

Registration is currently closed.

Equity Facilitation Fellowship (EFF)

The Equity Facilitation Fellowship is designed for Educators who…

  • seek the opportunity to go deeper with their own transformational leadership development with other equity-focused leaders
  • have expressed a commitment to leading, designing, and facilitating equity-centered learning experiences in their school communities

The Equity Facilitation Fellowship provides innovative educators the opportunity to:

  • Network with like-minded educators across CREATE schools
  • Strengthen equity-centered facilitation skills
  • Build skills, be inspired and sustain holistic healing

Monthly Meetings

In order to be considered for the fellowship, applicants must be able to attend:

  • October: Orientation
  • November: Identity Development
  • December: Social Gathering
  • January: Art of Facilitation
  • February: Interpersonal Oppression
  • March: Guest Speaker
  • April: Institutionalized Oppression
  • May: Professional Presentation

All meetings are two (2) hours in length and typically held in the evenings

Fellowship Fees

CREATE Educators

$150 Materials only

Non-CREATE Educators

$1000 - Registration and Materials

How to Apply! 

In order to complete the online application, you will need to have the following four things ready to submit:

  1. Cover Letter - a statement elaborating on your journey through educational equity, your desire towards developing leadership skills, and how participating as an equity facilitation fellowship aligns with your personal and professional goals. (Format: .docx, .doc, .pdf, .png, .jpeg)
  2. Current Resume. (Format: .docx, .doc, .pdf, .png, .jpeg)
  3. Contact information for a reference.  Your reference will be contacted after your application is received.
  4. Photo of yourself (Format: .pdf, .jpeg, .jpg)

You will not be able to save drafts before submitting it.

Special Note: This year we are offering three (3) EFF Virtual Info Sessions. 

We will host 1-hour EFF virtual info sessions over the course of the next three months. Sign up here: EFF Virtual Info Sessions
Dates of the EFF Virtual Info Sessions:
Wed. June 17 - 3:00 pm
Tues. July 14 - 1:00 pm

Sat. August 1 - 11:00 am