In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to understand and examine the impact of race on student achievement and the role that racism plays in institutionalized racial disparities. Please note: to receive professional development credits, learners must purchase and complete their registration through University of North Dakota in addition to purchasing a course through PCG. Use this link to purchase your credit:
KDS101, Courageous Conversations, provides a practical and accessible protocol that supports participants in challenging their personal beliefs around race. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge, skills, and practical strategies to participate in courageous conversations about race on a daily basis in both personal and professional contexts.
Please note: Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools, Second Edition, by Glenn E. Singleton is a required text for this course. You can purchase the book in any format here.
Can't commit to all of the lectures, assignments, and tests? Audit this course and have complete access to all of the course material, tests, people, portfolios, and the online discussion forum. You decide what and how much you want to do.
Try for a Certificate
Looking to test your mettle? Participate in all of the course's activities (we use the honor code around here) and if your work meets the 85% requirements, you'll receive a personalized certificate to showcase your achievement. You can also apply for course credit (if desired).
Glenn Singleton has devoted over thirty years to constructing racial equity worldwide and developing leaders to do the same. Author, thought leader, and strategist, he is the creator of Courageous Conversation™, a protocol and framework for sustained, deepened dialogue, and Beyond Diversity™, the curriculum that has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to use it. Singleton is the President and Founder of Pacific Educational Group (PEG), an agency that guides leadership development in education, government, business, law enforcement, and community organizing.
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