Empowering Student Voices in the School to Prison Pipeline
Listen and learn : Panel
Damien (Student presenter) Denzel (Student presenter) Devon (Student presenter) Eldridge (Student presenter) Herman (Student presenter) LeRoyal (Student presenter) Kat Crawford Dr. Kaylah Holland
BreakFree Education invites you to hear from students at the Travis Hill School in the New Orleans Juvenile Justice Intervention Center. Students will speak to policy issues that impact their education. We encourage you to hear from voices who are often silenced by the system that aims to confine them.
|Audience:||Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Principals/head teachers, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Topic:||Equity and inclusion|
|ISTE Standards:||For Education Leaders:
Equity and Citizenship Advocate
|Additional detail:||Student presentation|
Leaders and Teachers will create a new mindset around the school-to-prison pipeline.
Leaders and Teachers will evaluate their own practices and policies to ensure they are providing equitable access to education for all students.
Leaders and Teachers assess their own technology access and make sure that they are providing inclusion of diverse population's needs.
1. Introduce the panelist and their background (10 minutes)
2. Ask the panelists questions in these four areas:
a. Education (10 minutes)
b. Educational Technology (10 minutes)
c. Educational Policies (10 minutes)
d. School to Prison Pipeline (10 minutes)
3. Take questions from the audience (8 minutes)
4. Bring the session to a close with each panelist sharing a call to action (2 minutes)
We are experts in our field and will be designing the panel. The student presenters will give the first account of their educational experiences and outcomes.
KAT CRAWFORD is the executive director of digital innovation for the Schlechty Center. She supports the design of technology innovation, the transformation of school systems (specifically addressing the needs of alternative schools), and facilitates professional learning for teachers who strive to cultivate engaging work. She brings with her a creative zest, which she applies to her educational technology expertise and certifications. All of her work is driven by her core belief that all students deserve a high-quality education.
Dr. Holland is passionate about empowering educators through professional development, one on one coaching, and innovative lesson design. She holds a Doctorate of Education in Instructional Design and Technology with extensive research in active learning environments. She has spent years empowering educators and championing student-centered classrooms. She is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator and a collegiate professor. Through her work with BreakFree Education and her nonprofit, Go Teach Be Love, Dr. Holland is empowering local educators in under-resourced areas to foster innovative and sustainable educational environments.
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