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Seizing the Moment: Race Equity Mindsets, Social and Emotional Well-Being, and Outcomes for Students

Recorded on October 30, 2020

The archived webinar recording will be available on or before December 1, 2020.

This free archived webinar and panel discussion, produced by REL West, the Region 15 Comprehensive Center, and the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety, focuses on the interrelationships among race equity mindsets, social and emotional well-being, and outcomes for Black, Latinx, and other students of color.

Presenters shared evidence on why equity in schools is key to improving student outcomes and discussed how educators can shift mindsets to support positive student social and emotional development and build equitable education systems.

This is the third and final archived webinar in a series on supporting the social and emotional well-being of educators and students during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the series on the REL West website.

Who Will Benefit

State and district leaders and school practitioners

What You Will Learn

You will learn about new research on equity mindsets and promising and practical strategies to:

  • Advance equitable learning environments for Black, Latinx, and other students of color
  • Promote positive relationships among educators, students, and families
  • Foster agency and belonging for all students

Presenters

  • Elisha Smith Arrillaga, Executive Director, Education Trust–West
  • Gia Truong, Chief Executive Officer, Envision Education
  • Hugh Vasquez, Senior Associate, National Equity Project
  • Natalie Walrond, Director, Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety
  • Ross Wiener, Vice President, Aspen Institute

Webinar Presenter(s):

Elisha Smith Arrillaga Executive Director, The Education Trust–West
Gia Truong Chief Executive Officer, Envision Education
Hugh Vasquez Senior Associate, National Equity Project
Ross Wiener Vice President, Aspen Institute