C3 and SC3 planned and delivered a day and a half seminar to invited state leadership focused on valuing equity and diversity in public education. The purpose of the seminar was to develop a better understanding of the compeling national interest in equity and diversity and its importance in public education at state and local levels. The seminar featured keynote speaker, Dr. Paul Gorski, a leading national expert in equity and diversity issues in education from the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University. Content experts from the Midwest Equity Assistance Center, and the South Central Collaborative for Equity presented current trends and issues, facilitated follow-up discussions, and participated in a panel discussion with follow-up intra- and inter-states discussions.
Donna Richardson, Paul Gorski, and Belinda Biscoe Boni