Are You Inclusive? Developing Culturally Responsive Practices


11/8/2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

11/8/2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 8
4-5 p.m. ET

Culturally responsive educators are sensitive to diversity in the classroom. Teachers must reflect on their personal assumptions and biases. However, what are the characteristics of a culturally responsive education professional? What evidence-based strategies are available to foster a healthy classroom culture/climate to ensure success for ALL learners? This webinar will support the facilitation of a highly “inclusive” environment for ALL learners through the development a classroom culture as well as climate that embraces and embeds cultural competency through instruction.

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify characteristics of a culturally responsive educator.
  2. Isolate learning environment components that support students’ emotional health.
  3. Acquire strategies for daily instructional use.
  4. Develop an Action Plan to promote a culturally responsive classroom.

Who should attend: Special education teachers; general education teachers; gifted education teachers; school/district administrators; school counselors; teachers-in-training; teacher educators


Nichole E. Moore has been a Special Educator for over 18 years. She is currently a regional Special Education Supervisor in Southeast Michigan and is pursuing her Education Specialist degree from the University of Michigan-Flint. Ms. Moore is the Vice President of the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children and advocates for the highest quality of programming and services for students with disabilities.
Precios M. Armstrong is a tireless advocate for children. A master teacher, she has been an educator for 16 years in a range of settings and currently serves as a Special Education Teacher Consultant and MTSS building behavior chair in Okemos Public Schools. Mrs. Armstrong is currently pursuing her Education Specialist degree at the University of Michigan-Flint.