Shifting Perspectives, LLC.: Sowing S.E.E.D.S (Standing for Equity in Education by Defying Silence)
Education is a fundamental right for every student, regardless of their race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or any other factor that may create disparities in learning opportunities. Unfortunately, the sad reality is that not all students receive equal opportunities to learn and succeed. Academic and opportunity gaps persist in many schools, affecting the quality of education and ultimately impacting the ability of every student to see a promising future. Shifting Perspectives, LLC. was founded in 2019 as a company dedicated to helping schools and leaders Grow Another Perspective (G.A.P) to authentically embark upon paths that result in equitable outcomes in learning regardless of a student’s background, zip code, or identity.
Shifting Perspectives, LLC. offers a range of services to support district, school, and teacher leaders in their journey towards equity.
1. Leadership Professional development: Shifting Perspectives, LLC. provides customized professional development to help educators build capacity in areas such as creating a coherent vision for equity, creating spaces for productive discomfort, building a culture of efficacy, and leveraging data.
2. Coaching and Mentoring: Shifting Perspectives, LLC. offers coaching and mentoring to district, school, and teacher leaders to support them in implementing equity-focused practices and driving systemic change.
3. Equity Walks: Shifting Perspectives, LLC. helps district, school, and teacher leaders conduct equity walks to assess their schools' strengths and challenges when promoting equity through instruction and identifying areas for improvement.
4. Keynote, Workshop, and Lecture Experiences: Shifting Perspectives, LLC. is available to facilitate and lead learning opportunities to inspire and instill within district, school, and teacher leaders the characteristics/qualities to be equity driven leaders.
In conclusion, the company's focus on empowering educators and promoting systemic change aligns with the urgent need to close the achievement gap and ensure that all students have access to a quality education. Shifting Perspectives, LLC. understands that silence breeds inequity. We seek to help district, school, and teacher leaders embrace the power of their voice to create a more equitable learning environment. Let us help you take meaningful steps towards equity and make a positive difference in the lives of each student whose future has been placed in your hands.