Posts Tagged ‘inclusion’
Ethical and Business Cases for DEI in Ed Pub and Ed Tech
by Nilofer Ali, Resources Manager I recently took a four-week class with Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik of Rutgers University titled, “Race and Islam in America,” in which she started off explaining epistemology: how we know what we know. I alluded to this in my last piece, and I’d like to springboard off that concept to discuss…Read More
Who are historically underrepresented populations in publishing?
By Nilofer Ali, Resources Manager Media around the world has exploded with outrage over racism and the threat to Black lives in the United States (in particular but not exclusively), with many asking the question, “How did we get here?” In the United States that is, of course, a complex matter. Today I’d like to…Read More
What Does the Classroom Look Like Today?
by Nilofer Ali, Resources Manager In the first article in this series, I outlined what diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to Westchester Education Services. In the next few articles, I’ll explore why DEI in educational publishing is important. To establish the context for those upcoming discussions, let’s start by taking a peek at the demographics…Read More
Defining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Nilofer Ali, Resources Manager This is the first in a series of articles outlining some of the elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion in general, and specifically in the educational publishing and ed tech space. I was asked recently what DEI stands for, and I know that even the terms “diversity,” “equity,” and “inclusion”…Read More
Westchester K-12 team reflections on 2019
Compiled by Nicole Tomassi, Marketing & Conference Manager For Westchester K-12’s final post of the decade, I asked the team members to reflect on events that were significant and meaningful to them this year. Below they share their thoughts: Kevin Gray, Managing Director I’m proud to see the growth and development of our team—both staff and…Read More