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Professional Learning

Understanding the Historical Context for Educational Inequity with Dr. Jeffries

In this webinar, Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries will provide historical context for the inequities we see in our schools and classrooms today.

June 27, 2023 | 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm EDT


Cost:  Free
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About this event:

Single Session

Our single professional learning sessions are designed to easily fit into your day. Typically one hour or less, these sessions explore timely and relevant topics including teaching strategies, current events, and more.


This professional learning event is self-paced and will be delivered virtually. When you register, you will receive instructions for how access and participate in the event.

This event qualifies for Certificate of Completion.

At the conclusion of viewing the webinar, participants can download a Certificate of Completion for one hour of attendance. Certificates may be submitted for a school’s or district’s approval towards professional development credits. Requirements for professional development credits vary by state. It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of their school, organization, and/or state.

Racism Resistance
Equity Education

Working toward equity and justice in our schools and classrooms requires us all to investigate the history and impacts of the policies, biases, and events that have led us to this moment. Join us and Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries for this webinar and explore the root causes of educational inequities that still affect students today. Together, we will learn about the history of the United States’s education system and gain understanding of actions we can take to begin to break down generations of inequity in schools. 

Captioning will be provided during this webinar, which takes place from 2:30–3:45 PM ET/1:30–2:45 PM CT/ 12:30–1:45 PM MT/11:30 AM–12:45 PM PT. If this time doesn’t work for your schedule, be sure to register and we’ll notify you once the recording is available On-Demand.

You will be eligible to receive one-hour of professional development credit for participation if you actively watch the webinar. At the conclusion of the webinar, you will be able to download a certificate of completion from the webinar console. Check with your school or district in advance of the webinar to ensure that the professional development credit is accepted.

Speaker Bio

Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries

Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University

Portrait of Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries

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