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 President Elect of the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children and advocates for the highest quality of programming and services for students with disabilities.
Precios M. ArmstrongPrecios M. Armstrong is a tireless advocate for children. A master teacher, she has been an educator for over 16 years in a range of settings and currently serves as a Special Education Supervisor for Jackson County Intermediate School District. Mrs. Armstrong is currently pursuing her Education Specialist degree at the University of Michigan-Flint.