June 9, 2021 – July 11, 2021 (online)
The Leadership Institute for Faith and Education: Building Partnerships for Equity, Justice, and Student Success provides attendees with a model for developing effective partnerships between faith-based organizations and public schools, to address and elevate student achievement. In this four-week online workshop, participants will explore research and best practices around the issue of education and faith-based partnerships.
- Surveying the state of public education in America, exploring the inequities that persist for vulnerable students and communities, and the rationale for partnerships with faith-based organizations
- Understanding how faith-based organizations can serve as essential community partners for improving student achievement outcomes, and exploring opportunities to build interfaith initiatives
- Examining Critical Race Theory, which includes the historical context for faith-based and public education partnerships, rooted in both equity and social justice principles and movements
- Creating effective partnerships while upholding the United States Constitution
- Learning how to establish effective faith-based/education partnerships using case studies and testimonials to understand successes and pitfalls
This learning experience is largely asynchronous (self-paced), and includes two live webinars. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate of completion worth 20 clock hours.
Learn more about the Leadership Institute for Faith and Education (LIFE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Deadline/Date: June 1, 2021