In our constantly evolving schools, young learners need leaders who advocate for their uniqueness, opinions, and equal opportunities. Learn how to champion a modern approach to cultural diversity for your employees or educational professionals and for your students. Compare today's educational needs for diversity and cultural awareness to historical inequality in schools. Understand how your own personal opinions can affect your leadership style and how cultural interpretation and perspectives in general integrate with social justice and action plans. Use reputable standards such as the Cultural Proficiency Continuum to assess your school's or district's status and growth. Learn how to improve core values and responses to students' needs using the Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency. Prepare yourself to lead other educators into an environment designed for access and opportunity and set your students up for success.
Learning Format Online
Duration 6 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
Total Units 6 Units
Superintendents and assistant superintendents
County office administrators
Educational professionals who help with LCAP implementation
School board members
Differences and similarities with historical inequality in schools
Methods to examine policies and practices against the impressions and results of action plans and used approaches
Standards to use for analysis and policy development for cultural proficiency, and equal opportunity and barrier assessment for marginalized and privileged students
Approaches to continued equity assessment and improvement in policies, classroom practices, and leadership
Leadership for Equity and Social JusticeStudents will create a Social Justice Action Plan using an equity audit to uncover, understand, and change inequities that are internal to organizations in four areas: age equity, gender equity, racial equity, and accessibility.