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NOW HIRING: IUE Grow Your Own Liaison and Instructor

Are you interested in helping diversify the teacher workforce and help high school and community college students explore the possibilities of teaching as an act of social justice? Apply to join our team! The IUE is looking for a dynamic educator to help coordinate our teacher pipeline programs!

Click HERE to apply!

Anti-Racism in the Classroom – IUE Voices in Education

IUE presents a webinar providing educators with information about Anti-Racist classroom practices, including a brief historical context, information about culturally responsive, culturally relevant and anti-racist teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.

Facilitators: Dr. Brad Poos and Jennifer Fergerson, Institute for Urban Education at UMKC

Panelists: Kirsten Brown, Crossroads Academy Charter School; Susana Elizarraraz, Latinx Education Collaborative; Chaur Jacobson, Turner High School; La’Shawna Wilson, West Park Elementary, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

Observing and Influencing Student Growth

Keichanda Dees-Burnett grew up at UMKC. From an active undergraduate majoring in communications studies, to a graduate student in higher education administration, to the director of Multicultural Student Affairs and co-interim dean of students, the Kansas City native is a key source of support for minority students on campus.

Complete story in UMKC Today