Full course description

This 2-day professional development session supports K-12 teachers in the discussion and implementation of race and why it should be taught in the classroom. As a result of this PD, teachers will learn which resources to use in the classroom, develop teaching strategies and best practices that helps to lessen racial bias among teachers and students, and help create a more trusting classroom environment. Attendees will focus on why race should be taught in the classroom by addressing topics of race, practicing activities, and reading material from experts on the topic.   
Teachers will also analyze the effects of teaching these topics to both students of color and white students. Participants will collaborate, discuss and analyze several resources to develop best practices on how to teach about race. This course is aligned to the CPS Framework for Teaching components 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3c, 3e, 4a, 4c and 4d.

Instructors: Mayra Almaraz-De Santiago, William Weaver, and David Stieber

Course Dates: 5/14 and 5/21/2018

Course Time: 5:00 - 8:30 PM

Location: CTUF Quest Center, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Free Parking Available

Registering with Quest Center Online for the first time? 
Please register with a non-cps email address. You will also need your IEIN number. 

Below is the link to obtain your Illinois Educator Identification Number (IEIN#), which is now required by ISBE to award any professional development hours to any individual taking professional development for recertification credits.

Type this link in your browser. http://www.isbe.net Then click on Teacher then click on Log into ELIS then click on Educator Access and login to obtain your IEIN#.  

In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.