Equity Conference

  • Equity Conference

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    Attend this Summer’s Equity Conference to increase your knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Receive the tools you need to create a classroom or school where every student feels welcome, respected and able to succeed academically. Attendees can choose to attend either the 1 day conference or the 3 day conference. View the conference flyer to learn who the dynamic speakers will be.

    1. The 1 day conference is on June 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., at Dillard High School Auditorium. Register for this option at Eventbrite using the Eventbrite password, BCPS Equity - ensure there is a space between BCPS and Equity. Attendees who are school employees will receive a $60 stipend. You must attend the full day to receive the stipend.
    2. The 3 day conference dates are listed below. Register for this option at Eventbrite using the Eventbrite password, BCPS Equity - ensure there is a space between BCPS and Equity. Attendees who are school employees will receive a $270 stipend and 24 inservice points. You must attend in full all 3 conference days to receive the stipend and in-service points.

    Day 1: June 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., at Dillard 6-12, School Auditorium

    Day 2: June 10, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at The Signature Grand, Davie

    Day 3: June 11, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at The Signature Grand, Davie

  • Questions?

    QUESTIONS? Contact Keasha Starks at 754-321-1600 or BCPS_Equity@browardschools.com.

  • Who May Attend?

    WHO MAY ATTEND?

    • BCPS, private school, and charter school staff are welcome to attend the conference and are eligible for the stipend and inservice points as appropriate.
    • Community members who are not school employees (whether BCPS or private) are welcome to attend the conference, but are not eligible for the stipend or inservice points.  

  • View The Conference Agenda

    View the Equity Conference Agenda Booklet to more about what is included in the conference days.

  • Register to Attend the Conference

    All registrations must be received by April 1st. Attendees can choose to attend either the 1 day conference or the 3 day conference:

    1. The 1 day conference is on June 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., at Dillard High School Auditorium. Register for this option at Eventbrite. Attendees who are school or district employees will receive a $60 stipend. Please note you must attend the full day to receive the stipend.
    2. The 3 day conference dates are listed below. Register for this option at Eventbrite. Attendees who are school or district employees will receive a $270 stipend and 24 inservice points. Please note you must attend in full all 3 conference days to receive the stipend and in-service points:

    Day 1: June 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., at Dillard High School Auditorium

    Day 2: June 10, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at The Signature Grand, Davie

    Day 3: June 11, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at The Signature Grand, Davie

    WHO MAY ATTEND?

    • BCPS, private school, and charter school staff are welcome to attend the conference and are eligible for the stipend and inservice points as appropriate.
    • Community members who are not school employees (whether BCPS or private) are welcome to attend the conference, but are not eligible for the stipend or inservice points. 

    CANCELLATIONS OR QUESTIONS:

    If you are unable to attend, please contact us right away to cancel your registration so that your colleague on the waiting list can be offered your spot. If you have any questions or need to cancel your registration, please Contact Keasha Starks at 754-321-1600 or BCPS_Equity@browardschools.com.

  • Submit A Speaker Proposal

    Interested in being a speaker at this year's Equity Conference? We are accepting proposals. Each break out session presentation will be about 50 minutes.

    To submit your proposal:

    1. Download the Conference Presenter Proposal Form,
    2. Fill out the form, and
    3. Submit it as an attachment to BCPS_Equity@browardschools.com by April 12, 2019.

    Accepted proposals will be notified by April 30, 2019.

  • Become A Vendor

    If you are interested in being a vendor for the BCPS Equity Conference, please complete and submit this Vendor Application Form and register here. Once you have registered, you will receive an email from us stating next steps. 

    If you would like to have something from your company to be included in the Conference bags to advertise your company, please send those items to 1400 NW 14th Court, Fort Lauderdale 33311, care of Keasha Starks. Thank you for your support.

  • Post-Conference Materials

    Registered conference attendees will receive access to session PowerPoint presentations and handouts via this webpage after the conference.