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Equity in Education Program—Saturday

Day 3 of the Equity in Education Program at ILA 2019 shifts the focus to evidence-based strategies for integrating social-emotional learning (SEL) in the literacy classroom.

Saturday, October 12  |  11:00 AM—12:30 PM

In Integrating Social-Emotional Learning in the Literacy Classroom, 2018 Louisiana State Teacher of the Year Kimberly Eckert (@2018LATOY) leads a conversation with K–12 educators who've improved outcomes for all students by embracing and promoting SEL in the literacy classroom.

Kimberly Eckert

This unique and interactive event also features

  • Shawna Coppola, equity advocate and literacy consultant with The Educator Collaborative
  • Gerald Dessus, ILA 30 Under 30 honoree and middle school cultural studies teacher at The Philadelphia School in Pennsylvania
  • Tiana Silvas, fifth-grade teacher at PS 59 in New York, NY
  • Tamera Slaughter, manager of educational partnerships for the Center for the Collaborative Classroom
Shawna Coppola

Shawna Coppola

Gerald Dessus

Gerald Dessus

Tiana Silvas

Tiana Silvas

Tamera Slaughter

Tamera Slaughter

This event, which combines TED-style talks with a short panel and attendee-driven Q&A, is included in Core Conference registration. Plan to arrive early for the best seats.

Saturday, October 12  |  2:00 PM—3:00 PM

Looking to promote equity from the classroom to the community—and beyond? Held in the ILA Collaboration Station, Turning Words Into Action asks participants to work together in designing meaningful calls to action around equity, literacy, and social-emotional learning.

This Solution Room-style session, facilitated by presenters from the Equity in Education Program, is also included in Core Conference registration.


Follow along on Twitter:  #ILAequity  |  #ILA19

Please note: Presenters and times are subject to change.