Conference on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Last week, five members of the TPS faculty and staff - including the 6th grade team - attended the 27th Annual People of Color Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, along with 3,800+ educators and students from around the world.  The conference, which focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion, featured many dynamic and inspiring speakers including: Dr. Michael Eric DysonMaysoon ZayidDr. Derald Wing SueJose Antonio Vargasand Sonia Nazario.  The 6th grade faculty also participated in an all-day training on African-centered curriculum that will help inform their own classroom's theme studies. (Below, from left to right, Mike Friedman, Frances Hoover, Jess Ford, Terry Maguire, and Matt Eskin.)