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Equity and Access

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Equity and Access team provides the servicessupports, and tools for K-12 district leaders, school leaders, counselors, and teachers to ensure every student has access to the most rigorous coursework. We provide research, data, and best practices in closing the opportunity gap and ensuring college and career readiness for all students, including underrepresented groups.​​​​ Check the Quick Links box to the right for upcoming equity events or scroll down for more information. 

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Equity Symposium

  • Register here for the 2017 Equity Symposium on Sept. 7 and 8. 

  • Click here to view the Sessions and Presenters at the 2017 Equity Symposium

The 2017 Equity Symposium on Sept. 7 and 8 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina is themed Equity through Student Agency: Mindsets, Relationships, and Innovations.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Anthony Muhammad

​Dr. Anthony Muhammad

Author, Education Consultant, and CEO of New Frontier 21

Liz Murray

​Liz Murray

Inspirational Speaker and Author of Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard

George Couros

​George Couros

Educator, Consultant, Author of The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity 

The event is presented by McGraw Hill Education.

Learn more about this fresh, timely event and get the available resources from last year's presenters and panelists by clicking Equity Symposium.​​ ​

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For more information on the 2017 Equity Symposium, please visit the Equity Symposium web page. 

Upcoming Professional Learning

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Gain strategies for your district and school leaders, teachers, and counselors to make equity a reality in your district or school.  Build leadership excellence and capacity to lead for equity across systems, and foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment for each and every student and student group. 

Register Now!

Dates: October 17-18 and December 7, 2017

Where: Marina Village Anchor Room

Cost: $225 per person in teams of three or more; $275 for individual registrants. Cost includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials.

School Counselor Events

For information for school counselors, please visit our School Counselor Network page. 


Opportunity Gap A​​nalysis 

​​Ensure every high school student has equitable access to UC/CSU A-G courses and success in rigorous classes with the Equity and Access team through an Opportunity Gap Analysis​. ​

Contact Erin Richison​ to begin your transcript analysis process with our Business Intelligence Data Dashboard. ​​​

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