Educational Equity and Inclusion
Since its inception in 1971, ACSA has prioritized its commitment to equity and equitable outcomes for students and school leaders.
As the association celebrates its 50th anniversary, ACSA applies an equity-focused lens on policies and continues to advocate for equity-focused policies and practices that engage all student groups to fulfill their highest potential, and empower underserved and underrepresented groups with additional resources.
News & Updates
Time to address the trauma caused by racism
by Adonai Mack | July 12, 2021
Celebrate Pride and support our LGBTQ+ students
Michael Tapia and Adonai Mack | May 17, 2021
Yes, you are privileged. Time to acknowledge your entitlements
by Adonai Mack | August 10, 2020
Nothing can be changed until it is faced
by Adonai Mack | June 15, 2020
Learning & Networking
Learning & Networking Opportunities
Racial Healing and Allyship Workshops
Session 3: Tue, Aug 17, 2021 3:00 – 5:00 pm PDT
Session 4: Tue, Aug 24, 2021 3:00 – 5:00 pm PDT
Presenters Tovi Scruggs-Hussein, Sally Albright Green and Grace Helms Kotre investigate how racism operates in us and through us. Explore the systemic nature of racial oppression and develop racial literacy for more effective engagement on this difficult topic. We will incorporate readings from leading racial justice advocates.
Equity Workshops with EdConnective
This ACSA exclusive webinar series will be provided to ACSA members free of charge. All are areas of expertise held by EdConnective and intended for the benefit of ACSA members.
Facilitating Virtual PD | Best Practices
Many administrators have communicated frustration in being able to effectively conduct professional development virtually. In fact, delivering virtual PD is core to what EdConnective does daily, so why not share our perspective with clients and allow them to learn from one another as well?
Key Remote Teaching Proficiencies from the Administrator’s Perspective
One of the biggest challenges for administrators has been knowing how to support teachers in delivery of remote instruction. In this workshop, ACSA members will get practical tips for helping teachers master key remote teaching proficiencies to minimize student learning loss. Topics include:
Additional Resources & Links
- ACSA Resource Hub
- California Equity Leadership Alliance (CELA)
- African American Leaders on Facebook
- LGBTQ Leaders on Facebook
- Asian Pacific Islander Leaders on Facebook
- Latina Leaders on Facebook
- Connect on Twitter
- Education Equity in California
For tools and resources to help administrators better serve their LGBTQ students and staff. Our goal is to connect LGBTQ educational leaders and allies and provide information and resources for the success of LGBTQ educators and the students they serve.
A joint project of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and The National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI).
Together our efforts must focus on closing the achievement gap in our schools and districts and on ensuring that all students meet standards.
Highlights from ACSA's 2015 Equity and Access Survey include many suggestions for championing educational equity throughout California.
Prepared by the National Black Women’s Justice Institute; Misha N. Inniss-Thompson; September 2017.