[September 2] Challenges and Opportunities Achieving Educational Equity during COVID-19

Description: As schools re-open -virtually, hybrid and in-person- the COVID pandemic continues to highlight existing inequalities in educational attainment, family context, and disability.

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Invited Speakers:

Danielle Corbie-Archey, MeD has more than 20 years in education, ranging from instruction to program supervision. Her main focus has always been solution-based assistance for special populations. Danielle has expertise in developing and implementing individualized education plans, equity curriculum planning, in addition to, culturally responsive curriculum development.  She has presented at national and international conferences on a variety of topics, such as, Universal Learning Design for Early Childhood Classrooms, the Intersectionality of Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention (RTI), Curriculum Equity for All Students, and Trauma Informed Discipline Practices for Students with Special Needs.

​She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Communication at the University of Texas in Arlington. She earned her Masters of Education with an emphasis in special-education at University of Southern Mississippi. She is currently a Doctoral Fellow, at Texas Southern University in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in equity and culturally responsive pedagogy.

 She holds two Texas Lifetime teaching certifications in Special-Education K-12, and English as a Second Language (ESL), she also holds an Educational Diagnostician certification and successfully completed her principal certification exam in 2013.

Danielle Corbie-Archey is a dynamic speaker who keeps her audience engaged. This native New Yorker has the passion and zeal to ignite educators during professional developments.

Dr. Sherick Hughes, MA, MPA, PhD Professor of Education, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: engages scholarship involving: (a) Social Contexts of Education, (b) Critical Race Studies, (c) Implicit and Explicit Racial Bias and De-Biasing/Anti-Racist Strategies; as well as (d) Qualitative and Mixed Methodology. His scholarship has informed universities, school districts, other nonprofit agencies, media (e.g., Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix), and arguments before the NC state Supreme Court. Hughes received a 2016 “Distinguished Scholar Award” from the esteemed American Educational Research Association (AERA), and a 2020 Book Award for Autoethnography from the national Society of Professors of Education




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