This book is a magnificent contribution for advancing change!The Culturally Proficient Journey is one that we must all take if we truly care about and have the will to make a difference in the lives of all children.
The first edition of The Culturally Proficient School opened new dialogue about diversity and cultural dignity that had an immediate impact on educators, becoming the go-to resource for ideas about how to serve all students equitably. The second edition incorporates reader feedback and up-to-date research on closing access and achievement gaps, delivering a guide to cultural proficiency that is more …
The three Latina superintendents who co-authored this book go beyond discussing the issue of equity in education—they live it. These trailblazing women chronicle their childhoods, careers, and challenges and share their vision to transform schools into places of equity and excellence.
The authors of Culturally Proficient Collaboration begin by stating, and rightly so, that school counselors are all too often the overlooked educator when it comes to participating in school leadership teams. Although some may argue that this problem exists because administrators don’t understand the role of a school counselor, others might rebut that this is because school counselors do not …
Cultural proficiency challenges learning communities to go even deeper when inquiring about student barriers to success. This perspective is necessary to truly address the achievement and expectation gaps in our schools.
Using cultural proficiency as a lens, the authors guide practitioners through the process of gathering and analyzing data to meet the needs of historically underserved students. This book outlines a critical evaluation process and provides rubrics to examine why some students are not being educated to their full potential.
Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities is a guide for educators to collaboratively combat issues of discrimination, inequity, and bullying through the review of current policies, practices, and deeply held assumptions about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered (LGBT) communities.
Written to counter the perspective that students from low-income backgrounds come to school with certain deficits that prevent them from learning, this timely resource provides educators with the knowledge and skills to maximize educational opportunities for all students, independent of students’ socioeconomic status.
Schools across Canada and the United States continue to seek ways in which they can effectively educate English learning students. For far too long, educating English learning children and youth has been at the margins of the education enterprise. Historically, indigenous First Nations, African American, and Latino students have been marginalized in our schools. With this book, help your English …
“Fish Out of Water” are those who don’t fit in the mainstream culture, often due to sexual orientation, gender identity, ableness, income level, or ethnicity. This book focuses on adaptation strategies for Fish Out of Water, as well as those who work with them.