Session 1- Breakout 2
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Sat
Erika Smoots is a 28 year educator, who's taught 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades. She's an Equity Warrior in her district, promotes culturally responsive teaching and is a local activist. Her passion led her to write her district’s K-6 Social Justice Curriculum. She was chosen for a “Preserving Togetherness” Cohort for equity teacher leaders. She has run district wide Professional Developments and book clubs, as well as written grants for multicultural books K-6. She is a founder and board member of The Black Educational Advancement Council (BEAC), a K-12, 501(c)3 parent organization that supports advocacy and the academic advancement of Black children.