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Digital Equity and Inclusion

Saturday, October 10th ​

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM​

Virtual Workshop $10

Zoom link will be sent in the email confirmation.

Earn 2.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours.

Event Information

Session Description

Join Youth Code Jam's executive director, Lori Price, as she identifies strategies on how digital equity and inclusion can help to combat systemic inequities through education and collaboration. During this session, participants will also learn about local and digital services that are available to diverse groups of race, ethnicity, socio-economic class, language, gender, culture, ability and other neurodiverse populations. ​

Learning Outcomes

The participants will learn how to help their students:

  • Analyze the harmful impact of bias and injustice on the world, historically, and today (Justice)

  • Recognize the power and privilege influence relationships on interpersonal, intergroup, and institutional levels and consider how they have been affected by those dynamics (Justice)​

  • Recognize their own responsibility to stand up to exclusion, prejudice, and injustice (Action)​

Presented by:

Youth Code Jam​

Youth Code Jam provides innovative, impactful and family-focused out of school time, hands-on computing programs for K-12 students as well as teacher professional development designed to bring computer science to all students.

Presenter: Lori Price

                  Executive Director

Website: youthcodejam.org

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The University of the Incarnate Word received a commendation from the Texas Education Agency for its innovative teacher induction program, the UIW Teacher Network, which supports candidates after initial certification, during their first three years of teaching, to improve teacher retention in the profession.​

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Induction Coordinator

Email: teachnet@uiwtx.edu

Phone: 210-829-2763

 

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San Antonio, TX 78209

 

 

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