Criterion 5: Service to the university and community
1. Provide year-long racial equity professional development sessions for the educators, school board, and community leadership of Owatonna Public Schools.
2. Chair the Curriculum and Instruction Advisory Board.
3. Launch and facilitate the second cohort of the Institute for Courageous Teacher Leadership.
4. Lead in the planning, preparation, and execution of the 2020 7th Annual Leading Courageously for Racial Equity Conference.
5. Coach in Project I4, an Equity-Centered Networked Improvement Community (EC-NIC) of school principals from schools in North Carolina and California.
6. Serve on the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Dean’s Advisory Board.
Method of Assessment
1. Formal and informal feedback from the Superintendent of Owatonna Public Schools as to the effectiveness of the racial equity professional development for each of the audiences: educators, school board, and community leaders.
2. Work as a team to create materials and practices that address how to best include curriculum and instruction about racial equity into classrooms.
3. Formal and informal assessments of the participants’ overall sense of their own racial equity development due to their participation in the Institute for Courageous Teacher Leadership.
4. Frequent assessments of the work stream as to completion of tasks and anticipation of any issues. Documentation of activities, agenda items, evaluations, etc.
5. Documentation of activities, agenda items, and evaluations.
6. Documentation of activities, agenda items, and evaluations.
1. Successful completion of racial equity professional development with the various constituents of Owatonna Public School district’s leadership.
2. Create a repository of racial equity based groundings to be made available to every instructor in the College of Education.
3. Successful and improved second year of the Institute for Courageous Teacher Leadership as evidenced by participants's engagement, comments, and survey results.
4. A successful Equity Conference as evidenced by participant and presenter evaluations and comments.
5. Provide support and coaching for principals to further develop their observational and feedback equity skills to STEM teachers.
6. Continue to provide a perspective for future programming and student support for CEHD.