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HHREC Professional Development Workshop:Teaching about Racism

This workshop explores commonly held beliefs and biases that influence an educator’s ability to be responsive to all students. Engage in personal reflection, learn strategies for facilitating difficult conversations, plan student-centered instruction and investigate ways to include teaching about implicit bias, race, racism, police violence and crimes against humanity in your academic instruction.

Participants will receive “use tomorrow” classroom resources and publications from Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center They will also receive 4 CTLE credit hours.

This is suitable for kindergarten through college educators.

Westchester District Attorney, Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. will open the program. Assistant District Attorney, Director of Community Affair, Bias Crimes Unit Chief, Susan Brownbill-Vega will speak. The workshop will be led by Sara Wicht, Independent Educational Consultant, who has facilitated professional development on anti-bias education at national conference events.

This workshop will be held on November 2 at 3 PM to 7PM at Iona College, Spellman Hall, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801

For more information and RSVP, please contact Julie Scallero (914)696-0738 or

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