This cultural competency training will “promotes self-reflection and discussion including, but not limited to the following topics: racial, cultural, and socioeconomic groups; American Indian and Alaskan native students; religion; systemic racism; gender identity, including transgender students; sexual orientation; language diversity; and individuals with disabilities and mental health concerns.
This course is designed to:
Create awareness and competency around various social identities based on belonging to a social group defined by shared history, social status, legal status, and rights.
Deepen teachers’ understanding of their own frames of reference and the potential bias in these frames.
Promote teachers’ understanding of their impact on expectations for and relationships with students, student’s families, and the school communities.