Black History Museum
& Cultural Center of Virginia
122 West Leigh Street
March 4, 2020
The Virginia Holocaust Museum along with the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia presents, Teach and Transform: Talking about Race, Equity, and Inclusion. This one day workshop will be facilitated by award winning Teaching Tolerance educator Liz Kleinrock. In this workshop, participants will develop their ability to address race, equity, and inclusion in classroom and school communities. We will begin with setting agreements for holding these conversations, dig into personal identity and positionally, and learn best practices for creating lessons with students, and fostering inclusive learning spaces.
This workshop is FREE. Includes breakfast, lunch and resources. Space is limited to 30 educators. Recommended for classroom educators and school leadership. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to participants at the conclusion of the workshop.
*REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please use form below to be placed on waiting list.*
About the Facilitator
Liz Kleinrock creates curricular content for K-12 students around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and specializes in designing engaging and accessible units of study for all ages of learners. She began her career in education as an AmeriCorps volunteer teacher in Oakland, California in 2009, and has since served as both a classroom educator and diversity coordinator in Los Angeles, California. Liz also works with schools and districts throughout the United States to develop workshops and trainings for adults that support culturally responsive practices that fit the needs of specific communities. In 2018, Liz received the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching, and her lessons on teaching consent and personal boundaries to students have gained international media attention. Liz has written articles for Heinemann Publishing and Teaching Tolerance on destigmatizing privilege, trauma informed teaching, and cultivating relationships with students and families. Most recently, Liz is proud to share her 2019 TED Talk from “Education Everywhere” on building foundations of equity with young learners, and is working on her first book.