Book Study: Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 6/9/2021 11:59 PM
Last Date to Cancel: 6/7/2021 11:59 PM
Agency: Metro ECSU
Agency Contact: Angela Skrade
Agency Assistant: Angela Skrade 612-638-1528
Location: Virtual
Zoom link
Metro ECSU, MN 55112
Facility: Virtual
6/9/2021 08:15 AM - 09:30 AM
6/15/2021 08:15 AM - 09:30 AM
6/22/2021 08:15 AM - 09:30 AM
6/25/2021 08:15 AM - 09:30 AM

Discussion sessions (4-75-minute sessions) to be hosted in a virtual format. CEUs awarded for each session. *Meets state requirement for cultural competency. This book study is more than a book study, be prepared to process and apply learning from each chapter and walk away with real tools to apply learning and leading with your colleagues.

Session 1: Building Awareness & Knowledge (Pages 12-51)

  • Chapter 1: Climbing out of the Gap
  • Chapter 2: What’s Culture Got to Do with it?
  • Chapter 3: This is your Brain on Culture

Session 2: Building Awareness & Knowledge and Building Learning Partnerships

  • Chapter 4: Preparing to Be Culturally Responsive Practitioner
  • Chapter 5: Building a Foundation of Learning Partnerships

Session 3: Building Learning Partnerships

  • Chapter 6: Establishing Alliance in the Learning Partnership
  • Chapter 7: Shifting Academic Mindset in Learning Partnerships

Session 4: Building Intellective Capacity

  • Chapter 8: Information Processing to Build Intellective Capacity
  • Chapter 9: Creating a Culturally Responsive Community for Learning
  • Epilogue


Cost: $60 Metro ECSU Member List

$100 Non-member

Zoom link will be provided before each session. 

Purchase Book: “Study: Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain” by Zaretta Hammond, 2015

Please note: An additional $10 fee will apply if an invoice is required. Checks can be made payable to Metro ECSU and mailed to: 

Metro ECSU
Attn: Angela Skrade
2 Pine Tree Drive
Suite 101
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Cancellation: You can cancel your own registration for an event before the cancellation deadline. (Please check the event information for specific cancellation details.) If the event has a fee, refunds are possible only if cancellation is prior to the deadline. If you do not attend and do not cancel prior to an event, you are still responsible for payment and will be billed.

Special Accommodations: Please alert Metro ECSU 2-3 weeks prior to the workshop/event if you need special accommodations, including sign language interpreters. (Metro ECSU requires a notice of 2 business days to cancel a sign language interpreter. If you fail to cancel, we reserve the right to bill your school/district for this expense.) Update your profile as needed. Special accommodations are not included with each registration, but are stored in your profile until you make changes.