OUR SERVICES : TEACHERS FOR RACIAL EQUITY IN EDUCATION

FOR TEACHERS

  • TREE offers proven, high-leverage consultation, data inquiry, collaborative planning, personal development, and action steps for individual educators who teach students of color.  

  • TREE offers social justice lesson planning that integrates multiple subjects at the same time.

  • TREE also offers staff professional development that is specifically tailored to the racial equity needs of the school or agency, increasing technical knowledge and adaptive abilities needed to empower students and staff of color.

 

FOR INSTITUTIONS OF EDUCATION

  • TREE offers proven, high-leverage consultation, data inquiry, collaborative planning, personal development, and action steps for educational institutions, and also offers staff professional development that is specifically tailored to the racial equity needs of the school or agency.

  • TREE offers consultations to upstart community programs - churches, community centers, charters, after school programs, and daycares in need of curriculum development that is culturally responsive and relevant to all, within budget and resource limits.

         

FOR STUDENTS

  • TREE seeks to offer  advocacy to students of color, and their parents, who are experiencing academic, behavioral, social, or teacher challenges in school.  TREE seeks to collaboratively assess needs and develop action plans for teachers and parents, with the common goal being the student’s success.  
     

  • TREE seeks to offer educational resources, such as childcare providers, tutors, and other community supports that are owned, operated, or have been vetted by people of color.
     

  • TREE offers hands-on support to graduate students entering the field of education, in collaboration with the student’s cooperating teacher and university supervisor.  TREE helps bridge the divide of theory and practice that exists between graduate teacher programs in the Portland Metro Area, and actual public education work tasks.
     

  • TREE also offers assistance in admissions essay writing, writing for scholarships and career opportunities, resume building, and mapping out educational and career pathways for adults of color who are returning to school OR are upcoming seniors in high school.

         

OTHER SUPPORTS

  • TREE offers limited crowdfunding support to individuals and institutions of color who encounter a financial barrier to educational advancement and success.