Meeting the Moment: Challenges, Strategies, and Resources for Leading in a Time of Disinformation

I have attached the agenda for the upcoming Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE) meeting. Here is a link to the EDJE organization. It’s an honor to sit on the EDJE Steering Committee and in this capacity I invite you to join this important event. Please mark your calendars today!

Meeting the Moment: Challenges, Strategies, and Resources for Leading in a Time of Disinformation 

Education Deans for Justice & Equity 

Virtual Conference

Thursday, January 13, 2022 


Orientation of New Members                                                                      1:00-1:30 EST

Facilitator: Deanna Sands

Orientation to the EDJE Framework                                                          1:30-2:00 EST

Facilitator: Rene Antrop-Gonzalez

General Session I: 

Meeting the Moment: Challenges, Strategies and Resources for 

Leading in a Time of Disinformation                                                               2:00-3:15  EST

Facilitator:  Julian Vasquez Heilig


Asm. Cristina Garcia, California (invited)

Rep Diego Bernal, Texas (invited)

Hon. Georgina Perez, Texas (invited)

Sen Gerald Neal, Kentucky (invited)

Rep Tina Bojanowski, Kentucky (invited)

Table Talk                                                                                                      3:15-3:45  EST

Mindful Minutes                                                                                            3:45-4:00  EST

Facilitators: Caroline Hopenwasser and Chris Whitaker/SUNY at New Paltz 

Research Directors Meeting                                                                        4:00-5:00 EST

Facilitator: Kathy Schultz

Friday, January 14, 2022 


General Session 2: 

Stronger Together: Partnering for Equity & Justice in Schools                     1:00-2:15 EST

Facilitator: Denise Taliaferro Baszile


Tiffany Kyser and Kathleen King Thorius, Great Lakes Equity Center

Lynn Gangone, American Association for the Colleges of Teacher Education  

Jesse Turner, United to Save Our Schools

Table Talk                                                                                                      2:15 -2:45 EST

Music Break                                                                                                   2:45-3:00 EST

General Session 3: 

So What, Now What? Toward Mindful Public Action                                                 3:00-4:30 EST 

Facilitators: Darius Prier and Julian Vasquez Heilig

See you soon!

There is much more work to do, and no doubt, there will be more challenges ahead, but I am convinced that we will refuse to allow adversity to stop us from pressing forward and making an unmistakable and lasting impact.

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