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The Antiracist School Leader

What to Know, Say, and Do

By: Daman Harris

Learn how to plan, test, and execute a comprehensive antiracist vision to transform the culture, curriculum, and conscience of your district and school administration. This book will challenge and empower you to partner with school staff and the community to tackle issues of systemic oppression that have impacted teaching and learning.

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Antiracist strategies for promoting cultural competence and responsiveness in everyday practice

Learn a big-picture framework and research-based actions for bringing the power of antiracist education to school culture and curriculum. Education leaders will deepen their knowledge, strengthen their skills, and lead their staff members toward more equitable outcomes for students and their families. Harris infuses the guidance he gives with stories from colleagues’ and friends’ experiences that correspond with the shared information and suggested reforms.

This book will help K–12 education leadership:

  • Review essential information and history regarding antiracism in education, as well as key vocabulary terms and definitions
  • Learn how to plan, assess, and execute a comprehensive antiracist school vision
  • Gain ideas for connecting instructional opportunities to students’ lived experiences and monitoring the strategies’ impact
  • Plan professional learning experiences toward achieving critical consciousness among educators in the school community
  • Take concrete, research-aligned next steps for growing as antiracist leaders and continually instilling schools with racial literacy

Related Topics

Diversity & EquityLeadershipSchool Improvement

Additional Information

Product Code: BKG081

ISBN: 9781954631311

Published By: Solution Tree

The Antiracist School Leader offers real-life stories that provide clear and specific examples of antiracist leadership. It provides a development and system approach to change in schools. This book is a great resource for emerging and practicing school and district leaders.”

Leela George, associate teaching professor, Syracuse University, New York

“This book is rich with theory and frameworks. It has the potential to make a significant impact on schools and communities if dissected and followed. I am elated that the author is elevating this body of knowledge and moving to disrupt the current culture of racism.”

JoJo Reyes, director of program data, 21st Century California School Leadership Academy

“All students need educational leaders to understand the urgency for equitable and antiracist spaces. They need us to follow that understanding with actions. If you want to grow from knowing about antiracism to doing, you must read The Antiracist School Leader.

Rosa Isiah, director of elementary, equity, and access, Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, California