Diversity & Equity Technical Assistance Training

PESB is committed to ensuring cultural responsiveness among our state's educators, and to closing the opportunity gap through effective and inclusive education that ensure all students succeed.  Below are some tools and resources that a program or individual may use to support their learning within this critical area.

Teaching Resources

Viewing Resources

The Danger of a Single Story (TED Talk)

Speak Your Language Campaign (Lift up your multi-lingual students and families!)

Reading Resources
(Social Justice and Equity in Education)

Excellence Through Equity (Alan M Blankstein and Pedro Noguera)

Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates) 

Multiplication is for White People (Lisa Delpit)

Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation (Christopher Emdin)

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education (Christopher Emdin)

Black Like Me (John Howard Griffin)

Teaching to Transgress (bell hooks)

The Dream Keepers (Gloria Ladson-Billings)

The Trouble with Black Boys: And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education (Pedro A. Noguera)

Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez (Richard Rodriguez)

“Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity. (Beverly Daniel Tatum)

(Perspectives on the past)

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Dee Brown)

A People’s History of the United States (Howard Zinn)