Educational Equity and Inclusion
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
The impact of Ethnic Studies: Critical hope and radical healing
by Tracie Noriega | Oct. 18, 2021
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 | Aug. 10, 2020
Learning & Networking
Learning & Networking Opportunities
April 28-29 | Pasadena, CA
Lead with Pride Summit
May 4-6, 2022 | Seabird Resort, Oceanside, CA
This first-ever conference for LGBTQIA+ school leaders and collaborators has the goal of empowering California administrators to create safe and affirming spaces for LGBTQIA+ students and staff. Watch for more information on this inaugural event.
Online Learning Courses
ACSA's Online Learning Center offers on-demand and flexible learning opportunities on relevant equity and inclusion topics.
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
LGBTQ Tools, Networking and Resources
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.
Educational Equity Videos
BE HER RESOURCE: A Toolkit about School Resource Officers and Girls of Color
A joint project of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and The National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI).
Trauma Informed Practices Presentation
Equity Position Paper
Together our efforts must focus on closing the achievement gap in our schools and districts and on ensuring that all students meet standards.
Equity and Access Survey
Highlights from ACSA's 2015 Equity and Access Survey include many suggestions for championing educational equity throughout California.
Summary of Discipline Data for Girls in U.S. Public Schools
Prepared by the National Black Women’s Justice Institute; Misha N. Inniss-Thompson; September 2017.