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Strengthening Education by Diversifying the Educator Workforce in Pennsylvania

Over 400 people joined us for the 3rd Annual Virtual Educator Diversity Summit on June 21st and 22nd.

It was FREE, open to ALL, and virtual, and it ran from 8:30am - 2:30pm both days.

ACT 48 credits were available to attendees.

Save the Dates of Tuesday, June 20 - Thursday, June 22, 2023 
for PEDC's 4th Annual Educator Diversity Summit!

PEDC Summit 2022

The purpose of the Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium Summit is to engage members and invested partners in critical conversations about the future of educator diversity in Pennsylvania and identify actions needed to increase the number of ethnically, linguistically, racially, and culturally relevant and sustaining educators and education systems in Pennsylvania.

PEDC 2022 Summit aims to convene invested partners to Disrupt, Reimagine, and Mobilize, calling for action  based on these key questions…

Disrupt. How can we explore, identify, and amplify what works in dismantling inequitable and unjust systems that hinder access, opportunity, and success for every learner and educator in Pennsylvania?

Reimagine. How can we envision, create, pilot, and scale new and innovative approaches that support an anti-racist education system where every educator in Pennsylvania is culturally relevant and sustaining, valued, respected, and embraced?

Mobilize. How can we mobilize collaboration across sectors for systems change to explore strategies, tools, and actionable steps needed to move the work forward?



Tuesday, June 21st


Eric Hagarty

Acting Secretary of Education

Student Speakers

David Lapp & Saxon Nelson, Research For Action

Dr. Farima Pour-Khorshid,

University of San Francisco

Dr. Tanya Garcia

Deputy Secretary of Education

 Concurrent Sessions


Wednesday, June 22nd


Students' Spoken Word

Dr. Esther Ohito,

Rutgers Graduate School of Education

Panel of White Educators, speaking to the need for CRSE Competencies

Concurrent Sessions



 PEDC's '22-'23 Policy Agenda

Collective Impact

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