Dr. Artika R. Tyner Introduces K-12 Educator Training Series on Inclusive Leadership
By: Planting People Growing Justice
"The future depends on our ability to inspire and equip students to become inclusive leaders. Educators are in a prime position to teach students core leadership competencies which include: self-awareness, communication, problem solving, and emotional intelligence,"
A dynamic speaker, Tyner draws upon her nearly two decades of culturally responsive teaching in the classroom and extensive research to inspire and equip students to become inclusive leaders, while developing the core leadership and cultural agility competencies. Her upcoming book, "The Inclusive Leader: Taking Intentional Action for Justice and Equity" aptly demonstrates steps that educators can take.
Preparing students to become the leaders of tomorrow requires inclusive leadership in the classroom. It is needed to bring about social change that combats inequities, aids in bringing about unity, and supports equitable learning outcomes for all students.
Tyner teaches strategies for addressing implicit bias and becoming an antiracist. She also models how to move beyond celebrating cultural heritage months to reshaping the curriculum for year-round engagement. Her focus is on building cultural exchanges through interpersonal connections coupled with experiential learning.
Students must be able to relate subject matter to themselves in some way or real-world issues they may be experiencing. Culturally responsive teaching (https://www.artikatyner.com/
Tyner is ideally suited to speak about DEI and culturally responsive teaching. She is a highly sought speaker and founder of the non-profit organization Planting People Growing Justice™ Leadership Institute (https://www.ppgjli.org/
Culturally responsive teaching to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion is necessary in a multicultural world if every student is to achieve their full potential. Incorporating culturally diverse elements into the curriculum is an easy step toward that goal and just one of the many points she makes during her training series for K-12 educators. DEI fosters critical thinking skills for a journey of discovery, growth, and transformation.
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