Professional Learning

Becoming a Culturally-Competent Leader NOW


About the Series

In school districts across the country, students are urgently calling for culturally-relevant resources, culturally-responsive pedagogy, increased access to advanced classes, greater overall opportunities, and intolerance of status quo exclusionary practices. As an educational leader, what now will you do? Join AWSP for this dynamic and engaging four-part series.

Dr. Vernita Mayfield

Opening Keynote: Dr. Vernita Mayfield

Dr. Vernita Mayfield is an inspiring speaker, the author of numerous articles, and most recently, the book, Cultural Competence Now: 56 Exercises to Help Educators Challenge Bias, Racism, and Privilege (ASCD, 2020). 

She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Innovation, and an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver.  She earned an MBA in Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino.


School and district leaders (principals, assistant principals, administrative interns, deans, counselors, superintendents, directors)


Member: $225
Non-Member: $275

Prices will include a book and 4 clock hours. (These clock hours will meet the new CCDEI certificate renewal requirement.)


4:00 - 5:00pm (For all Sessions)

Workshop Details

Session 1 | December 7, 2021


Series Opening Keynote | Dr. Vernita Mayfield: Seize the Moment

Session 2 | December 14, 2021


Dismantling inequity: Leading the Change

Session 3 | January 11, 2022


Awaken and Assess: Apply and Act

Session 4 | January 18, 2022


Analyze and Align: Advocate and Lead

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Macy Bruhy | Professional Learning & Intern Support | (800) 562-6100

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