Summit on Civil Rights in Education

Every Kid. Every Day. Every Way.

February 21-22, 2022

Video Access until April 1, 2022

9:30 am -
2:15 pm
CENTRAL Time on each day

Sessions will take place on Zoom

$300 per educator

$1500 for School-wide Access 

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The Civil Rights in Education Virtual Summit is designed to address disparities in student experiences and academic achievement in schools. The Summit will have a variety of sessions led by current practitioners who will provide knowledge and practical strategies that will help educators reach “Every Kid. Every Day. Every Way.” Internationally renowned educator, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, will kick off the Summit by providing her perspective on the State of Education in 2022.


Topics Include:

  • Leading for Equity (District, Building and Teacher Levels)

  • Restorative Practices

  • Family and Community Engagement

  • Student Voice and Choice

  • Multilingualism in Schools

  • Hip Hop Education

  • Equitable Practices in High School Athletics


Participants will leave with strategies, deepened awareness and a strengthened commitment to take collective action in their respective school districts to eliminate barriers associated with the predictability of success based on but not limited to race, class and first language.

Keynote Presenters

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The State of Public Education: A Conversation with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

With Gloria Ladson-Billings

Percy Brown, Jr., Director of the Center for Civil Rights in Education, will facilitate a conversation with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings about the current state of public education in the United States. The discussion will focus on themes such as the impact of COVID-19 on public schools, teacher shortages and the politicization of public schools as well as recommendations on how public schools across the nation should consider moving forward.

Percy Brown, Jr., Director for the Center for Civil Rights in Education will reflect on the origins of Black History Month and use perspectives from historical Black scholars who strongly advocated for public schools to teach Black history. Brown will discuss how Black history can change academic outcomes for Black students and make a compelling argument for public schools to do the necessary work of transforming Black History Month into United States History.


Honoring Black History Month:  Black History is United States History.

With Percy Brown, Jr.

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Summit Presenters


Brittany Brazzel


Rainey Briggs


Doug Brown

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Percy Brown, Jr.

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Maria Dyslin

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Andrew Hartman

Demond Hill

Demond Hill

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Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Nichelle Nichols


Mandi Sersch-Morstad

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Jamie Sims

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Dom Ricks