Registration is open for IDEAS Summer Graduate Courses & Seminars


IDEAS (Initiatives for Developing Equity and Achievement for Students) invites Massachusetts PK-12 educators to enroll in professional development opportunities this summer focused on anti-racism, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. 

Offerings include 30-hour (2-credit) and 15-hour (1-credit) graduate courses, as well as 6-hour seminars, on the following topics:

  • IDEAS 1: Anti-Racist School Practices to Support the Success of All Student (multiple sections available)
  • IDEAS 2: Enacting Systemic Change in Educational Institutions
  • CoTeaching with a Culturally Responsive Lens
  • Understanding Self-Efficacy: Helping Students Do Their Best Work
  • Best Practices for Hiring & Retaining Educators for Equity
  • Anti-Racist Decision Making for School Leaders

The courses and seminars are listed in this flyer, and details about the classes are available on the IDEAS website. Information about the fee for each course is posted on the website. The fees vary, based on the number of credits and whether or not your school district is a member of IDEAS. For an additional fee, educators can earn graduate credits for these courses through Framingham State University. 

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