Keeping a Talking Circle on Race and the Achievement Gap for Your School Staff


  • Participants will understand the role of relationships in closing the achievement gap
  • Participants will be able to apply research-based resources to guide the Circle process
  • Participants will be able to create measurement tool for Circle
  • Overview of research on minority youth and staff relationships
  • Review of Circle-keeping structure, application of topic, and measurement
  • Description of successful 10-week Circle held at Lincoln High School

Individuals previously trained in Restorative Circle-keeping will experience greatest benefit