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Webinar: Operationalizing a Social Justice Orientation in Practitioner-Oriented EdD Programs: Program Requirements, Components and Processes Part B
Friday, December 04, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
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CPED Webinar:
Operationalizing a Social Justice Orientation in Practitioner-Oriented EdD Programs:
Program Requirements, Components and Processes - Part B

Equity & Justice

In the second session, the facilitators will build upon the first webinar, wherein we provided a framing for the work of EdD programs committed to equity and social justice. We will conduct an in-depth discussion on the first two program components:

  1. Recruiting, selecting, and ensuring a diverse, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled faculty (and student-body)
  2. Developing a collective vision among faculty that is centered upon leadership for equity

Date: Friday, December 4th
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET



About the Presenters

Kofi Lomotey

Kofi Lomotey

Kofi Lomotey is the Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership at Western Carolina University. He has been a university professor, department chair, provost, president and chancellor. His research interests include urban schools, African American students in higher education, and African American principals. He has published more than 50 books, articles in professional journals and book chapters.

Jess Weiler

Jess Weiler

Jess Weiler is an Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Educational Leadership Program at Western Carolina University. She served as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Special Education Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Leadership Coach in PK-12 schools for over 15 years before moving into academia. She continues to serve as a Coach for ICS for Equity™ helping build systems-level, organizational equity capacity. Her research is focused upon leadership preparation and competence for equitable and just schools.

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