Upcoming Professional Development – January 2022

January 2022 Opportunities

DEI Session 1: Statewide DEI Watch Party 

Date: January 31, 2022


Description: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Last speech: “I have been to the Mountaintop”- April 3, 1968 (Audio recording only)

DEI Session 2: Film Club 

Date: January 26, 2022

Time: 3:00pm (45 minutes)

Description: Topic:  Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement- Bayard Rustin

DEI Session 3: DEI Lunch & Learn: How to Support MENA and Refugee Families through CIS

Date: Jan 27, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)


Gain an understanding of the complex situations that refugee families face fleeing their homes and transitioning to new cultures and environments. Using Afghan peoples as an example of the most recent influx of refugees, we will explore cultural and religious backgrounds and provide best practices through experience.

This workshop will be led by a panel of staff from Dearborn, Michigan, who include: Patrice Wright Student Support Coordinator at Edsel Ford High School (Dearborn), Amal Qayed Student Support Coordinator at Salina Elementary and Intermediate Schools (Dearborn), and Hassan Ozeir Program Manager for Organizational Health.

Email Amy Hall if you attend 

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