In partnership with OSPI, CSTP and 2021 Washington Teacher of the Year, Brooke Brown, moderated a discussion and Q&A with Dr. Adeyemi Stembridge, author and expert in Culturally Responsive Education, and Dr. Katie Novak, author and expert in Universal Design for Learning. In this webinar, Dr. Stembridge and Dr. Novak discuss the fundamental alignment of these two movements and address how to leverage practices to offer more equitable and inclusive experiences for students. They address the immediate impact of inclusive lessons, classroom support, and adjustments that can be made to structures at system levels to ensure ALL students can succeed.
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The Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession (CSTP) supports student achievement through a focus on teaching excellence. We don’t believe good teaching happens by accident, but that high-quality teaching occurs when there is a strong system and a strong profession that supports teachers. CSTP is a unique, innovative and independent Washington state nonprofit organization that helps build a strong, supported and effective teaching force for Washington’s students. Since 2003, we have and continue to promote state and local policies and practices to help thriving, professional educators positively impact student learning.