Diversifying the Teaching Field – Challenges and Opportunities – Webinar

Free IDRA EAC-South Webinar

When: November 8, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT
Location: Participate online

Join us for this IDRA EAC-South webinar where we will discuss barriers to teacher diversification at the state and district levels, equitable state- and district-level strategies for improving diversity in the teaching profession (such as, grow your own programs, teacher residencies, hiring and induction strategies), and how the IDRA EAC-South can provide technical assistance and training to build capacity of state and local education agencies within the region*.

Special guests include:

Desiree Carver-Thomas

Angela Valenzuela

Mary Kelly

David G. Hinojosa, J.D.







  • Desiree Carver-Thomas, Research and Policy Associate, Learning Policy Institute
  • Angela Valenzuela, Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mary Kelly, Human Resources Coordinator, Randolph County School System, Alabama
  • David G. Hinojosa, J.D., Director, IDRA EAC-South

*The IDRA EAC-South provides technical assistance and training to build capacity of state and local education agencies to serve their diverse student populations. The IDRA EAC-South is one of four regional equity assistance centers and serves Region II, which covers Washington, D.C., and 11 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.