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LTPS Educators Invited to Present at NJDOE Equity Conference

Congratulations to Erika Smoots (left) and Meg Leventhal (right), 3rd grade teachers at Ben Franklin Elementary School! They have accepted an invitation to present at the Third Annual New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) Statewide Equity Conference: Critical Conversations for a More Equitable Future, which will be held virtually on August 3rd.

Their session, Putting Equity Into Practice in Our Classrooms, will focus on an implicit bias self-reflection, how they manifest as microaggressions in the classroom, and teaching strategies centered on the history and culture of students to elevate learning and recognize brilliance.

Smoots and Leventhal