NEA Human and Civil Rights Minority and Women’s Leadership Training Conference

NEA Human and Civil Rights Minority and Women’s Leadership Training Conference

Mahalo to the members representing Hawaii at the West MLT and WLT.  The National Education sponsored conference provides programs that prepare ethnic-minority members to be effective leaders their schools, communities, and the Association .  The training aims to help educators to lead confidently and consciously by focusing on student-centered agendas and social justice issues that impact students, schools, and communities.  The conference is rooted in the history, vision, mission, and values of NEA and HSTA.  This year’s MLT and WLT is being held in San Antonio, Texas. 

The following teachers from Hawaii are attending the 2015 conference:

Janice Eala, Honolulu Chapter
Melissa Ferreira, Windward Chapter
Raejean Gamio, Central Chapter
Alfred Perez, Jr., Maui Chapter
Dawn Raymond, Hilo Chapter
Amber Stanley, Honolulu Chapter

RESOURCES:

Racial Profiling Curriculum and Resources
http://www.nea.org/home/52285.htm

Bully Free: It Starts With Me
Resources to end bullying
http://www.nea.org/home/neabullyfree.html

Human and Civil Rights Archived Articles
http://www.nea.org/home/54516.htm

Human and Civil Rights Awards Program
http://www.nea.org/grants/HCRAwards.html

2014 Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Award
Senator Daniel K. Akaka
Biography
http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/HE/U.S._Senator_Daniel_K._Akaka_HCR_2014_Award_Winner_Bio_Sheet.pdf
Video 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PynIly3wpnE