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Leading for Equity - Delivering a High-Level, Culturally Relevant Curriculum for All Learners

November 03, 2020 AASA, The Superintendents Association
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Leading for Equity - Delivering a High-Level, Culturally Relevant Curriculum for All Learners
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Leading for Equity - Delivering a High-Level, Culturally Relevant Curriculum for All Learners
Nov 03, 2020
AASA, The Superintendents Association

This edWeb podcast is hosted by AASA, The Superintendents Association.
The webinar recording can be accessed here.

Join nationally recognized author Jay McTighe as he describes ways to design and deliver a modern curriculum that focuses on engaging student thinking around authentic and culturally relevant tasks. Mount Vernon City Schools (NY) Superintendent, Dr. Kenneth Hamilton, discusses his district’s vision and actions for systemically changing traditional school processes, policies, and practices. Mount Vernon’s Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Jeff Gorman, shares student and staff engagement practices that reach all diverse learners by offering a culturally relevant curriculum and project-based assessments where students have voice and choice. 

Essential questions: 

  • What are the characteristics of a modern curriculum that engages all students in authentic and culturally relevant tasks? 
  • How can districts create assessments for measuring what matters most (not just those objectives that are easiest to test and grade)? 
  • What instructional shifts are needed to engage students in deep learning? 
  • How do educators engage in personal self-analysis and begin courageous conversations about equity? 
  • What actions can districts take to ensure that for ALL students to thrive? 


Listeners learn about strategies to address systemic disparities and inequities in order to benefit all students.


AASA, The Superintendents Association
AASA advocates for equity for all students and develops and supports school system leaders.

Show Notes

This edWeb podcast is hosted by AASA, The Superintendents Association.
The webinar recording can be accessed here.

Join nationally recognized author Jay McTighe as he describes ways to design and deliver a modern curriculum that focuses on engaging student thinking around authentic and culturally relevant tasks. Mount Vernon City Schools (NY) Superintendent, Dr. Kenneth Hamilton, discusses his district’s vision and actions for systemically changing traditional school processes, policies, and practices. Mount Vernon’s Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Jeff Gorman, shares student and staff engagement practices that reach all diverse learners by offering a culturally relevant curriculum and project-based assessments where students have voice and choice. 

Essential questions: 

  • What are the characteristics of a modern curriculum that engages all students in authentic and culturally relevant tasks? 
  • How can districts create assessments for measuring what matters most (not just those objectives that are easiest to test and grade)? 
  • What instructional shifts are needed to engage students in deep learning? 
  • How do educators engage in personal self-analysis and begin courageous conversations about equity? 
  • What actions can districts take to ensure that for ALL students to thrive? 


Listeners learn about strategies to address systemic disparities and inequities in order to benefit all students.


AASA, The Superintendents Association
AASA advocates for equity for all students and develops and supports school system leaders.