Watch or listen to three of our LinkedUp: Breaking Boundaries in Education podcasts from this themed choice board for 0.5 of CEU credit. Simply submit this form, once completed.
What can educators do to become allies for our LGBTQ students? How does supporting LGBTQ students ultimately support all learners? These are some of the tough questions school districts are grappling with. In this podcast, Holden Kraus, a veteran educator and a proud LGBTQ leader, provides many ideas and resources to help educators on this journey.
In Episode 34 we bring back two former guests, Ken Shelton and Yaritza Villalba, to discuss the work they are doing with Microsoft on culturally responsive curriculum. These education leaders bring decades of collective experience to the podcast - specializing in education technology, equity and inclusion, and powerful visual storytelling.
Liz Hamor will say that her work isn't just her passion, it's her calling. After earning a Master's degree in ESOL and Bilingual education from Kansas State University, she taught in low-income schools in Emporia, KS, and San Antonio, TX. This Spring she is transitioning out of her Chapter Director role within GLSEN Kansas to focus on her leadership consulting business, Center of Daring. Tune in to the podcast as Liz discusses how to find your courage and how to empower and support folks who are ready to be a catalyst in their communities.
In this episode, Ken Shelton discusses systemic racism and the tough questions educators should ask in order to make policy decisions that will disrupt racism in our schools. From standardized tests, to discipline, to the curriculum - Ken explores these issues through a thoughtful discussion.