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Friday, July 8 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Supporting "Cultural Competence" in K12 Educators

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Utah principals know that high quality instruction that mirrors the demographics of the learners they steward leads to improved student outcomes, particularly for learners who may be at-risk. Many schools throughout the Intermountain West reflect a percentage of minority teachers and administrators much below the level of their minority learners. Because these chasms exist, Utah’s teachers and leaders must make extraordinary efforts to understand and include their learners’ backgrounds and experiences into their classroom climate and culture to ensure that their unconscious and implicit biases and values do not negatively impede their learner’s education.

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Tony Pellegrini

Department Chair - Teacher Education, Southern Utah University
Dr. Tony Pellegrini is a professor of Education at Southern Utah University. He received his B.A from Brigham Young University, his M.Ed. from Utah State University, and terminal degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, before eventually becoming school principal at Blanding... Read More →


Friday July 8, 2022 9:45am - 10:45am MDT
GEO 109 - Geoscience Building, Room 109 Southern Utah University, 351 W University Blvd., Cedar City Utah
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