Tue, Jun 06|
SUMMER 2023 MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION COURSE Cohort #5!
Time & Location
Jun 06, 4:00 PM – Jul 07, 7:00 PM
About the Event
REGISTER NOW for NASA's affordable SUMMER 2023 MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION COURSE Cohort #5!
This course satisfies the Multicultural Education Licensure Requirement!
SEATS ARE LIMITED TO 90 PARTICIPANTS SO REGISTER TODAY!!!
ALL CLASSES ARE HELD VIRTUALLY
LAST DAY TO REGISTER IS Friday June 2, 2023 AT MIDNIGHT!
- The required three (3) credits (that's 45 hours) to satisfy the Multicultural Education Requirement.
- AND ALSO 24 CUs in CCSD for non-administrators.
- This course NOW COUNTS for salary advancement in Washoe County School District.
- Each credit earned at a Nevada University counts for 8CUs per credit!
- Participants will receive a college transcript via CSN and, which equates to 24 CU's within the CCSD PGP System
- Salary advancement hours/credits that count in Clark and most Nevada Counties.
- A transcript from The College of Southern Nevada after the course's completion.
This course will satisfy the Multicultural Education licensure renewal requirement in NRS.391.0347 and Regulation 130-18.
NRS.391.0347 requires any licensed teacher who is initially licensed on or after July 1, 2019, except for a teacher who is licensed only as a substitute, must submit with his or her first application for renewal of his or her license to teach proof of the completion of a course in multicultural education. If a licensed teacher is initially issued a nonrenewable license, he or she must submit such proof with his or her first application for a renewable license to teach. Even if this is not a specific requirement you need for your license, this awesome course is an inexpensive class available for to enhance your knowledge about The Culturally Responsive Journey.
This engaging and informative course will assist you with the following:
- Increase awareness and understanding of the various identities of diversity.
- Assess your capacity of cultural competency and enhance your culturally responsiveness capacity.
In partnership with the College of Southern Nevada (CSN), NASA is offering an affordable virtual Multicultural Education Course for the required three (3) credits (that's 45 hours, to qualify for credit, participants must complete 15 hours of contact time per credit hour). Not only is this course fully approved by CSN, but also the Nevada Department of Education.
You can meet the licensure renewal requirements in NRS.391.0347 and Regulation 130-18, that requires any licensed teacher who is initially licensed on or after July 1, 2019, except for a teacher who is licensed only as a substitute, must submit with his or her first application for renewal of his or her license to teach proof of the completion of a course in multicultural education by taking this course.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Your instructors are outstanding educators – Dr. Greta Peay, and Tiffany Young - both of whom have served in multiple positions in their service to diversity, equity, inclusion, and advocating for students, and their families (their biographies are below). Collectively, Dr. Peay and Ms. Young team have nearly 70 years of professional experience and knowledge in regard to this most critical topic.
Dr. Greta Peay
Chief Executive Officer, Infinity: Diversity Matters, LLC
Greta Peay joined the Clark County School District (CCSD) in 1987, following eight awesome years of service within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, Charlotte, North Carolina. She has dedicated thirty-nine years of service to the education profession. During her career, she served in several roles- elementary school level teacher and principal, middle school language arts teacher, literacy and English language learner specialist, Regional Professional Development trainer of Southern Nevada, Director of Human Resources Support Staff Recruitment, and Equity and Diversity Education Director. She retired from the Clark County School District as the Chief, Instructional Services Officer. Currently, Greta is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Infinity: Diversity Matters, LLC. She is also the Deputy Director- Nevada Association of School Administrators
HONORS and AWARDS:
- The Marquis Who’s Who Publications Board, 2020-2021
- The Public Education Foundation Educator Hero Award, 2020-2021
- The Champion of Educational Equity- City of Las Vegas, 2022
- Excellence in Education: Dr. Stella Parson, 2018
- Parent Citywide Impactful Women Trailblazer in Education, 2018
- District Level Administrator of the Year- National Association of School Boards, 2016
- Public Education Executive Leadership Academy, 2015
- Educator of the Year - Black Caucus, 2013
- Clark County School District Chief of Police Outstanding Leader Award, 2011
- Clark County School District Hall of Fame, 2000
- Minority Affairs Excellence in Education Award, 1989
- Who’s Who Among Educators, 1980
- Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. A Public Service Sorority, 1975
Ms. Young is a mother of two beautiful children, KaPreace (25) and Anthony (20). She is an advocate for families, community, young women, and education. As a resident of the Reno/Sparks community for over 25 years, she has been a spokesperson for the community, diversity and equitable practices, student achievement, and community and economic development. She is a public speaker, trainer, business owner, workshop facilitator and community collaborator at heart.
Ms. Young is the former Director of Equity and Diversity for the Washoe County School District (WCSD) and has recently been appointed the Program Director for the Department of Defense High Sierra STARBASE program. Her work has been within systems to support and clarify the role of Equity and cultural competency interwoven into all schools, departments, and systems. Ms. Young lead work around programs and policies that must addressed through an equitable and culturally responsive lens, as well as creating and facilitating professional learning around Equity and Cultural Competency and owns her own consulting business, Tiffany Young Consulting LLC. Ms. Young is a Fulbright Specialist with U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Ms. Young holds a M. Ed. and B.A. from the University of Nevada Reno where she is also an Adjunct Professor in the Human Development and Family Studies Department. Ms. Young has served the WCSD Parent Involvement Committee as a member chair. Ms. Young has been a Commissioner for the Nevada Equal Rights (NERC) Commission since January 2006, and has participated as a Peer Mentor for the Department of Justice Community Capacity Development Office (formerly the Executive Office for Weed and Seed). She has served as the M.C. for the Northern Nev. Human Resources Assoc. Conference in addition to facilitating workshops on Diversity, and Community Involvement. She is the current past President of the N. Nv. Black Cultural Awareness Society (NNBCAS). She previously served as a Board Member for Join Together Northern Nevada (a drug prevention coalition), the Impartial Policing Advisory Committee, and the Human Services Network. She was awarded the Education Service Award by the African American Clergy Council of Northern Nevada (AACCONN), and was appointed to the Commission on Minority Affairs from 2013 to 2014. Awarded a Community Service Award by the local chapter of the Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club, and served as the Keynote speaker for the National Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club conference held in Reno in 2012.
In 2019, Tiffany traveled to Zambia to co-facilitate a Training of Trainers model for girls under the age of 25 from peri-urban areas including Garden, Kamwala, Matero, Mutendere and Chawama. The Training of Trainers will guide volunteers of She Entrepreneur to integrate into trainings, lessons that address the social needs of young mothers, mostly adolescents who are part of She Entrepreneur program. Secondly, to incorporate lessons on diversity, inclusion and equity into the She Entrepreneur’s program.