LCPS Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee - MSAAC

MSAAC is striving to ensure that the LCPS community is culturally competent and provides fair and equitable instruction to all LCPS students.

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NOVA to Offer ‘JumpStart’ Tuition-Free Summer Online Courses for Region’s High School Students :: Northern Virginia Community College

📣📣 Loudoun Juniors and Seniors📣📣
FREE Online 💻 College Courses

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is using institutional dollars from the Federal stimulus to launch a new summer schedule of tuition-free online classes for approximately 70,000 qualified Northern Virginia high school students. This is an opportunity for rising seniors through graduating seniors to JumpStart their summers and earn college credit by attending up to two online courses that will run from June 1 to July 15.

nvcc.edu Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is using institutional dollars from the Federal stimulus to launch a new summer schedule of tuition-free online classes for approximately 70,000 qualified Northern Virginia high school students. This is an opportunity for rising seniors through graduating s...

MSAAC Online Event: Advancing Equity During VA School Closure

MSAAC is proud to host guest speaker, Leah Dozier Walker, of the VA Dept. of Education, Office of Equity and Community Engagement. Topic: Advancing Equity During VA School Closures

[04/29/20]   MSAAC is proud to host guest speaker, Leah Dozier Walker, of the VA Dept. of Education, Office of Equity and Community Engagement. Topic: Advancing Equity During VA School Closures

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COVID-19 Webinars - Culturally Responsive Teaching & the Brain

LCPS Teachers, if you are looking for professional development, here are two webinars with an equity focus from Zaretta Hammond. https://crtandthebrain.com/covid19-webinars/ #LCPSEquityImprint

crtandthebrain.com Free Covid-19 Webinars

Deadline Extended! We know our teachers and administrators are working furiously around the clock to prepare distance learning, and some of us have unexpected free time. So, we've extended the due date for MSAAC Award nominations until March 27. Make a nomination today!

Children's Africana Book Awards Festival. Saturday, March 28. 11 am - 2 pm. Meet the authors and illustrators. Art activities. Face painting. Free and Open to the Public.

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Public Information Office / COVID-19 FAQs

Due to the LCPS school closure until March 20, the March 18 MSAAC meeting is also canceled. For more information on the LCPS school closure, visit https://www.lcps.org/Page/227421. Thank you for your understanding.

lcps.org COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Preparedness at Loudoun County Public Schools.

Schools are closed today. Visit LCPS.org for more information.

[03/09/20]   Voting Rights History Teach-In at Howard University, Saturday March 28.
https://www.dcareaeducators4socialjustice.org/events/voting-history-teach-in

Are you proud of the work your school's MSAAC Delegate has done to celebrate diversity and advance equity? Please nominate them for the 2020 MSAAC Delegate Award. Nominations accepted until March 20. Details: lcps.org/msaac #MSAACAwards2020

Children's Africana Book Awards Festival. Saturday, March 28. 11 am - 2 pm. Meet the authors and illustrators. Art activities. Face painting. Free and Open to the Public.

MSAAC seeks nominations in three categories for the 2020 MSAAC Student Award: Elementary, Middle, and High School. Please nominate an LCPS student who celebrates diversity and advances equity. Details: lcps.org/msaac #MSAACAwards2020

[03/03/20]   Living Earth Teach-In. Saturday, March 21.
https://www.dcareaeducators4socialjustice.org/events/living-earth-2020-teach-in

MSAAC seeks nominations in three categories for the 2020 Fisher Award: support/classified staff, teachers/licensed staff, and administration. Please nominate an LCPS employee who celebrates diversity and advances equity. Details: lcps.org/msaac #MSAACAwards2020

Are you proud of the work your school's MSAAC Delegate has done to celebrate diversity and advance equity? Please nominate them for the 2020 MSAAC Delegate Award. Nominations accepted until March 20. Details: lcps.org/msaac #MSAACAwards2020

Hope to see you next Wed! We are proud to partner with @loudounseac for Closing the Gap on Discipline Disparities, Part 2. Mar. 4, 7:15 - 8:30 pm. LCPS Admin Bldg. #TogetherWork #LCPSEquity #InclusionForAll

Check out this student-led opportunity: Saturday, February 29, 6 pm at Cascades Overlook Event Center. #LCPSEquity

MSAAC seeks nominations in three categories for the 2020 MSAAC Student Award: Elementary, Middle, and High School. Please nominate an LCPS student who celebrates diversity and advances equity. Details: lcps.org/msaac #MSAACAwards2020

[02/26/20]   Is your school preparing for Read Across America events? Let's remember that the official theme is "Celebrate a Nation of Diverse Readers." For ideas of inclusive, non-racist events for the occasion, visit: readacrossamerica.org. For context:
https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=cat-hat-racist-read-across-america-shifts-away-dr-seuss-toward-diverse-books

Thank you, Mrs. Parker, for volunteering with the Black History Month Reads program! #RepresentationMatters #BlackHistoryMonthEveryMonth

[02/25/20]   Great professional development for teachers grades 4-12 "exploring the complicated experiences of people of African descent during the American Revolution."
Tuition and housing provided. Deadline to apply is March 2. https://www.amrevmuseum.org/education/students-and-teachers/summer-teacher-institutes

MSAAC seeks nominations in three categories for the 2020 Fisher Award: support/classified staff, teachers/licensed staff, and administration. Please nominate an LCPS employee who celebrates diversity and advances equity. Details: lcps.org/msaac #MSAACAwards2020

[02/24/20]   NEH Summer Institute Teachers Grades 5-12. The Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Perspectives @ Duke University. Apply by March 1.
https://sites.duke.edu/dukecrmsummerinstitute/

MSAAC seeks nominations for the 2020 Fisher Awards, 2020 MSAAC Student Awards, and the 2020 MSAAC Delegate Award. Nominations accepted until March 20. Details: lcps.org/msaac. #LCPSEquity #MSAACAwards2020

We are proud to partner with @loudounseac for Closing the Gap on Discipline Disparities, Part 2. Wed. Mar. 4, 7:15 - 8:30 pm. LCPS Admin Bldg. #TogetherWork #LCPSEquity #InclusionForAll

Students from Riverside HS invite you to their #BlackHistoryMonth celebration this Monday, Feb. 24, 6:00 pm, dinner provided. #LCPS20 #LCPSEquity

Our friends @LoudounEA are hosting a Diversity Training Seminar on Thursday, March 12. Register here: http://bit.ly/LEADiversity

wtop.com

New digital project lays bare history of slavery around the White House | WTOP

https://wtop.com/local/2020/02/new-digital-project-lays-bare-history-of-slavery-around-the-white-house/

wtop.com A new website initiative launched this week by the White House Historical Association takes an in-depth look into slavery around the nation’s capital.

Here is the link to RSVP for this #BHM event in Ashburn. Our history informs our present.
https://www.evite.com/event/012DUGCBA5NSIA6IWEPKHPILZ2DRRQ/rsvp

Some of our members may find this local resource helpful. PFLAG Loudoun meets Tuesday, Feb. 25 with breakout groups for teens/tweens, parents/allies, and LGBTQ+ adults. #AllMeansAll #Equity #YouAreNotAlone

So much #Equity work to be done, we hope to see you 2 nights this week!
Wed 2/19, 7 pm MSAAC - Culturally Competent Workforce & Diversity Recruitment.
Thurs 2/20, 6:30 LCPS - Equity Comprehensive Plan & Guidelines to Respond to Racial Incidents.
#YourVoiceMatters

tolerance.org

Love Your Magic Conference

Love your magic. #BlackHistoryMonth
https://www.tolerance.org/educator-grants/action-models/love-your-magic-conference

tolerance.org TT Educator Grants support social justice work at the classroom, school and district levels. Read about how one teacher used her grant to help fund a daylong conference empowering girls of color in Boston.

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Marley Dias

#BlackHistoryMonth
https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/summer-2019/marley-dias

tolerance.org “Each of us has a magic inside of us that we can use to make the world a better place.”

Please mark your calendars to attend this important meeting regarding #Equity in LCPS. Your voice matters. Thursday, Feb. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, LCPS Administration Building.

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Black History Month Teaching: Miseducation or Empowerment?

#BlackHistoryMonth Teaching: Miseducation or Empowerment?

https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/black-history-month-teaching-miseducation-or-empowerment

tolerance.org This high school English teacher encourages educators to focus on African Americans' contributions to the United States, with the Harlem Renaissance as a way to begin.

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