Understanding Disproportionality in Discipline

Posted by Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory on March 7, 2016

REL Mid-Atlantic and the Technical Assistance Center on Disproportionality at New York University (NYU-TAC-D) are collaborating to present a four-part webinar series that will help participants become more familiar with:

  • Using data to identify disproportionality
  • Identifying root causes of disproportionality in discipline rates
  • Analyzing existing policies and practices to address disproportionality
  • The research/knowledge base on cultural competence and equity

March 4, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Webinar 1: How to Look at Your Data to Address Disproportionality
Presenter: Dr. Catherine Voulgarides (NYU-TAC-D, Senior Research Associate)

March 18, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Webinar 2: Beliefs, Policies, and Practices to Address
Presenter: Dr. Maria Hernandez (NYU-TAC-D, Associate Director for Training and Development)

April 1, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Webinar 3: Addressing Disproportionality: Reflecting on Biases
Presenter: Dr. Patrick Jean-Pierre (NYU-TAC-D, Director)

April 8, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webinar 4: Addressing Disproportionality: Voices from the Field
Presenters: Superintendent Victor Valeski and Principal Joyce Boley (East Brunswick Schools, NJ)
Superintendent Teresa Rafferty and Alex Gray (Piscataway Township Schools, NJ)
Superintendent Clarence Ellis (New York City Department of Education, District 17)
Superintendent Larry Spring (Schenectady School District, NY)
Register for all the webinars here:


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