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NEA Policy Forums: Rethinking Teaching and Learning – The Path Forward

Join NEA for a series of policy discussions focused on shifting the culture to rethink and create the schools we need to support our diverse communities.
Published: 04/08/2022

Event Overview

Dates and Times

  • Thursday, September 29, 2022
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)


  • Zoom



Leveraging Policies to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Education

Thursday September 29, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., ET

Join us for a discussion on the impact that policy plays on student learning and teacher working conditions. Our diverse panel will examine how advocacy efforts can influence policies related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, resulting in more equitable learning environments where all students can thrive.


  • Murshed Zaheed (moderator), Founder, Pacifica Strategies
  • Ronnie Lau, Federal Lobbyist, National Education Association
  • Dr. Heather Shotton, Vice President of Diversity Affairs, Fort Lewis College
  • Amanda Meyer, Director of Improvement, CORE Districts and Independent Consultant
  • Desiree Carver Thomas, Researcher and Policy Analyst, Learning Policy Institute

Watch for information for future events in this series!

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National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.