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Developing Cultural Competence - Equity Literacy for Addressing the Achievement Gap

This session offers the first module of the Texas Disproportionality Initiative, Developing Cultural Competence (DCC). In this module, you will learn about how racism, implicit bias, and stereotypes affect the student achievement gap in schools. The purpose of this session is to dispel the myths about student achievement with regard to a student’s living situation and family history, economic condition, or language(s) spoken. This training will set the foundation of high expectations for learning for the remainder of the literacy project. This session is mandatory for literacy project participants and is open to any full-time staff member of public or charter schools in the Region One service area.

Special Education Literacy Project Cohort I participants; any school leader and staff in the Region One service area employed full time with a public or charter school system. current college students majoring in the field of education








Accountability Systems
Administration & Leadership
Child Development, Research, How Children Learn
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Diversity and Special Needs Populations
Instruction for Students with Diverse Needs
Special Education

Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
Education Service Center
Rio Grande Learning Center
10/19/2018 8:30 AM 4:00 PM

Workshop Contacts

Name Type E-Mail Phone
Jannette Reyes Presenter
Claudia Garcia Presenter
Jannette Reyes Contact (956) 984-6175
Claudia Garcia Contact (956) 984-6244
Marissa Chavana Contact (956) 984-6241
Tere Longoria Contact (956) 984-6206

Special Accomodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten (10) business days prior to the workshop date.