Public Historian | Founder of History Club
Dr. Lauren Colley
Assistant Professor of
Secondary Social Studies Education
The University of Cincinnati
Associate, Networked Improvement Science
Carnegie Foundation for
the Advancement of Teaching
Assistant Manager of Education
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Educator
APR 23 - APR 24
Virtual Happy Hour
Poster Presentations from Pre-Service Teachers
Skills Development Sessions
Students' Social Justice Poster Contest
Project Presentation Contest (win funding for your DEI projects)
Q & A Session
About the Summit
What is this Summit?
Recent events are forcing educators to question their practices and address the inequities that are occurring in their institutions. During this three-day free event, administrators, teachers, and students will network with other educators, share best practices, and develop actionable teacher leadership plans to dismantle racism in their schools, districts, and universities.
What is Teach to Lead?
Teach to Lead is led by the U.S. Department of Education, ASCD, and Teach Plus. This initiative
has equipped teacher leaders from throughout this country with the skills to create systemic and substantial changes in their schools, districts, and communities.
Powered by Teach to Lead Summits expand the Teach to Lead structure to supporting organizations. These summits spotlight and advance the groundbreaking, teacher-led work that is currently happening across this country.
Who Should Attend?
Summit is scheduled for April 23 – 25, 2021
This is a virtual summit that will be held online, and you can join from anywhere in the world.
This summit seeks to do the following:
Increase pathways and opportunities for teachers to exercise leadership while remaining in the classroom
Elevate teacher voice to inform and develop policy and practice at the school-level and beyond
Expand existing efforts and create models to steer systemic improvements to benefit student learning
Convene a diverse group of educators who can lend a variety of experiences and perspectives to the Summit
Equip educators with the tools to create diverse, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming learning environments for their students
Educating for Equity
Intersectionality of Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation
Inclusive Hiring Practices
Dismantling Systems of Oppression
Primary Sources in Daily Instruction
Implicit Biases and Decision-Making
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Planning
Are you an educational leader that wants to develop a DEI project that would benefit your school, district, or university? To apply, you must create a team comprised of 3-5 educators -- led by a current classroom teacher or college professor. You will receive support from DEI practitioners and critical friends from across the country to turn your idea into action. Apply.