DEP Professional Development

To view a full description of the sessions listed below and to register, enter the session code numbers into the Quick Search function in pdCentral. Members of the community are welcome to attend professional learning workshops that are sponsored by Diversity, Equity, and Poverty Programs, but please notify the facilitator before the start date. This webpage is updated throughout the school year as new workshops become available.

A Mile in My Shoes: Homeless Education

Choose ONE session to attend. All sessions are 9 to 11 a.m. at the JCPS Shawnee Satellite Office (4018 W. Market Street). PD credit is not offered. EILA credit is available for administrators. For more information, contact Giselle Danger.
May 5  (Session code # 19-20107416)

Speaker Series

Please choose ONE date to attend for each session. All sessions are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and are two hours PD credit and two hours EILA credit. For additional information, contact Telva Hogan at

How Adult Misconceptions Impact Students of Color
May 11, Marion C. Moore School, session code # 19-20106446
May 13, Southern High, session code # 19-20106448
Facilitator: Dr. Brandon McCormack, University of Louisville

Diversity Mobile Summit

See pdCentral for complete details. All sessions are two hours PD credit and two hours EILA credit. The facilitators are Lamanda Moore, Shashray McCormack, Rachel Klein, Kadia Turner, Kennita Ballard, and Donna Lawson. For more information about the Mobile Summit, contact Dr. Monica Lakhwani. View the flier.

May 7, Olmsted Academy South, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
African-American Female Empowerment in the Classroom (19-20105859)
Anti-Bias Pedagogy (19-20105827)
Critical Conversations Equity and Race (19-20105836)
Sense of Belonging and REAP (19-20105845)
White Privilege (19-20105869)