The Diverse and Learner-Ready Teachers Webinar Series is a showcase of promising practices from researchers and practitioners across the country to improve the racial diversity of the teacher workforce and to ensure that teachers engage in practices that are culturally responsive to students and communities.

The series features the nation’s leading researchers and practitioners on a variety of topics including effective uses of data, high-retention models to increase racial diversity, and lessons in stakeholder engagement.

Stay tuned for announcements on this page about upcoming webinars. 

Prior recordings and slide decks for the Diverse and Learner-Ready Teachers Webinar Series

Growing Our Own Teachers: Spotlight on Louisiana and Educators Rising (April 2019)

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Spotlight on Illinois and New America's 50-State Survey of Teaching Standards (March 2019)

Preparing a Diverse Teacher Workforce in Mississippi: A Multi-Dimensional Approach (February 2019)

What’s in the Data? Using an Equity Lens to Collect Racial Workforce Data (September 2018)

What’s in the Data? Using Workforce Data to Address Diversity Gaps (September 2018)

Fixing the Leaky Pipeline: High-Retention Pathways Towards Racial Diversity (August 2018)

Are School Leaders the Gamechangers? Using School Leaders to Build a Diverse Teacher Workforce (July 2018)