Katie Novak Equity By Design Conference in a Box Session 5 (5 session series)
Join us for part five of the series, with an internationally recognized expert in Universal Design for our Equity and UDL in a Box conference where we will focus on these objectives.
- Understand how Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can help to dismantle inequitable systems and practices to provide all students with equal opportunities to learn at high levels
- Explore and express the connections between UDL and culturally sustaining pedagogies, trauma-informed practices, and anti-racist teaching practices
- Design more equitable, linguistically appropriate, and culturally responsive lessons that elevate and celebrate students in ways that are authentically relevant
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – 3-5 pm PST
Monday, October 19, 2020 – 3-4 pm PST
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – 3-4 pm PST
Monday, October 26, 2020 – 3-4 pm PST
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – 3-4 pm PST
Spots are limited so sign up soon!
Katie NovakFounder and Executive Director Novak Education
Katie Novak, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned education consultant as well as a practicing leader in education at the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District in Massachusetts. With 18 years of experience in teaching and administration, an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, and seven published books, Katie designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on the implementation of inclusive practices, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), multi-tiered systems of support, and universally designed leadership. Novak’s work has impacted educators worldwide as her contributions and collaborations have built upon the foundation for an educational framework that is critical for student success.
Dr. Novak is the author of the best-selling book, UDL Now! A Teacher’s Guide to Applying Universal Design for Learning in Today’s Classrooms. Her book, Innovate Inside the Box, with George Couros, explores how to create innovative and purposeful learning opportunities for students within the constraints of educational systems. Let Them Thrive was endorsed by the PACER Foundation. Two additional publications, of which she is a co-author, have been endorsed by leading professors in the field of education and state departments of education. UDL in the Cloud was endorsed by the Executive Director of The Initiative on Learning and Teaching at MIT while Mitchell Chester, the late Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), endorsed Universally Designed Leadership.
Novak’s work has been highlighted in many publications including Language Magazine, NAESP Principal, ADDitude Magazine, Commonwealth Magazine, The Inclusion Lab, Think Inclusive, School news, the Huffington Post, Principal Leadership, District Administrator, ASCD Education Update, and School Administrator.