Support for NYC DOE Implicit Bias Workshops

Facing History and Ourselves is proud to partner with the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Equity and Access (OEA) to offer professional development and educational resources to further equity and justice in NYC public schools.

Expand Your Learning from OEA Workshops

The following resources provide opportunities for educators who have completed the OEA’s Implicit Bias Workshop to explore the history of race, education, and equity.

View Our On-Demand Webinar with Dr. Pedro Noguera

Join us as we examine the history of American education, current systems of inequity, and provide the tools to mitigate these barriers to equity.

Additional webinars can be found in our On-Demand Learning Center and on our Calendar page. 

Identity and Implicit Bias

These resources help to deepen educators’ understanding of the complexity of identity and how it factors into creating a safe learning environment, as well as to further their knowledge of implicit bias.

Historical Context: Race and Educational Inequity

In order to understand the contemporary issues of race and educational inequity, these resources explore the historical context connected to the construct of race, the roots of IQ testing, the racialization of academic identity, and the resulting impact on achievement.

Historical Context: Racism and Discrimination in Response to Crisis

The anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has been coupled with a rise in racism, xenophobia, and discrimination in Europe and North America. The following resources can help educators and students understand that the racist reactions to the new coronavirus reflect a long association between disease and “outsiders.”

Resources for Distance Learning During COVID-19 Outbreak

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Learn more about Facing History’s pedagogical approach and educational resources and explore opportunities for in-person, online, and on-demand Professional Learning.

For more on our work in New York and to connect with our New York staff: Contact [email protected].

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