May 06, 2015 by
Flashpoints examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice lens. Broadcasts every Wednesday for 15 weeks, which began March 18, 2015.
This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale
Episode 8 (Aired May 6th 2015)
Shifting Paradigms, Part 2: Eurocentrism To Cultural Empowerment
What does a classroom look like when teachers have deep respect for the diverse cultures of students and their families? Explores how teachers of all backgrounds can increase their cultural proficiency.
Chela Delgado, 12th grade Government & Economics teacher at Coliseum College Prep Academy, Oakland Unified School District
Shawn Ginwright: Associate Professor of Education in the Africana Studies Dept. & Senior Research Associate for Cesar Chavez Institute for Public Policy, SF State University
Rachelle Rogers-Ard: Educator & administrator with over 20 years of experience teaching, facilitating professional development and managing educational systems. She is currently the manager of “Teach Tomorrow in Oakland”, a program that recruits diverse teachers for the Oakland Unified School District.
Miguel Lopez: Associate Professor of Multicultural and Social Justice Education at California State University, Monterey Bay
Molly Raynor and Donte Clark, co-founders of RAW Talent, a spoken word and performing arts group from the RYSE Center in Richmond, California
Click on the link below to listen to this week’s episode
Education Series: Episode 8