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Professional Learning

Teacher Leadership: Diversity Equity and Cultural Competence - Micro-credentials

This stack of three micro-credentials is intended to teach educators how to advocate for diversity, equity, and cultural competence and develop leadership skills in instruction, policy, and/or association.

At a Glance

This stack is based on the Teacher Leadership Competencies that were developed in partnership by National Education Association, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and Center for Teaching Quality. They are designed to help teachers develop leadership skills in instruction, association and educational policy. The Overarching and the Diversity, Equity and Cultural competence micro-credentials focus on competencies that all teacher leaders need to have.

Topics

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Gender Equity
  • LGBTQ+ Rights
  • Racial & Social Justice

Outcomes

  • Deepened you understanding of cultivating socially just educational environments.
  • Learn to lead or facilitate diverse groups in situations which challenge inequity and promote equity, diversity, and cultural competency in education.
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: 11/25/2020

Details

Audience Role

  • Teacher

Grade

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School

Session Length

Approx. 15 hours per micro-credential

Session Format

Blended

Individual micro-credential topics include: 

  • Challenging Inequity
  • Cultivate Socially Just Environments
  • Purposeful Collaboration

NEA Micro-credentials are offered at no cost to NEA members. Non-NEA members will be charged a $75.00 scoring fee per micro-credential at the time of submission. The full list of available NEA micro-credentials can be found at: https://nea.certificationbank.com/

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