Equitable and Inclusive Education

Abolitionist Teaching Network - mission is to develop and support those in the struggle for educational freedom utilizing the intellectual work and direct action of Abolitionists in many forms. 

The Association of International Educators and Leaders of Color (AIELOC) is devoted to amplifying the work of international educators and leaders of color with a focus on advocacy, learning, and research.

Belonging: Assessing the “B” in DEIB Work, NAIS

Brilliant Pathways (CFES) - partners with hundreds of colleges, school districts and corporations to introduce low-income students to college and career possibilities, provide needed resources to educators, and help students and families demystify the path to college.

The Center for Learner Equity - a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that students with disabilities have equitable access to a high-quality public education.

The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles - renewing the civil rights movement by bridging the worlds of ideas and action

Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color - COSEBOC is the only national education organization of practitioners solely focused on promoting the educational success of boys and young men of color. COSEBOC works with all schools – preK-12th grade; public, charter and private; coed and single gender and connects research, policy and practice to serve as a learning community for school leaders. 

“Common Beliefs,” Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

The Diversity Collaborative (iss.edu) - creating and sustaining a more diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just international school community through a focus on leadership

Dynamizing Equity™ (dEQ) - uses a facilitation-based process that engages our bodies in dialogue in order to recapture the ability that we have to express ourselves totally. This allows people to change ideas, systemic structures and also shift racial responses and outcomes towards equity.

Equity Audit Surveys - free, downloadable, developed by the Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium

Dysfunctional Equity Implementation, an introduction to Belonging through a Culture of Dignity: the keys to successful equity implementation (Cobb & Krownapple, 2019)

Facing History and Ourselves - Using resources to address racism, antisemitism, and prejudice at pivotal moments in history Facing History helps students connect choices made in the past to those they will confront in their own lives.

5 Moore Minutes with Shelley Moore - Inclusive Education: It's not more work, it's different work! Five Moore Minutes is a website with videos dedicated to empowering schools and classrooms to support all learners

Forward Together (NCLD) - A School Leader's Guide to Creating Inclusive Schools (pdf)

Guidance and Tools for High-Quality, Equitable Distance Learning (Connecticut State Department of Education/Center for Public Research and Leadership)

Inclusive Schools Network - a web-based educational resource for families, schools and communities that promotes inclusive educational practices

Indicators of Educational Equity - resources including actions, attitudes, and strategies (or indicators) that school communities might take when fighting inequity (Great Schools Partnership)

Institute for Human Centered Design - Resources and services to support inclusive design and enhancing the experiences of people of all ages, abilities, and cultures through excellence in design.

Learning for Justice (formerly Teaching Tolerance) - provides free resources to K-12 educators to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.

Racial Equality Tools - tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working for racial justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities, and the culture at large

The Readiness Projects - Forum for Youth Investment, National Urban League, American Institutes for Research

The School Reform Initiative (SRI) - an independent, non-profit organization serving thousands of educators and students throughout the United States and beyond. Our mission is to create transformational learning communities, fiercely committed to educational equity and excellence

Students at the Center - Student-Centered Learning Resources and Research: Helping each student experience meaningful opportunities to realize their fullest potential.

Supporting LGBTQ students (GLSEN) - educator guides for each of our days of action, along with other resources for increasing LGBTQ visibility and affirmation in any curriculum. 

View statement by NEASC, "Ensuring equity, honoring diversity" (June 2020)