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Tuesday, October 29 • 9:45am - 11:45am
Fireside Chat and Workshop: Creating Equity Centered Systems (CLOSED Session)

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Limited Capacity seats available

Quality ELO systems are grounded in equity. Going beyond access and aiming to address inequity on all levels of systems building is imperative. In this session,  we will hear about lessons learned and promising strategies from current equity-centered initiatives, and participants will have the opportunity to apply these learnings to their own work within ELO Systems. 

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LaShawn Routé Chatmon

Executive Director, National Equity Project
LaShawn Routé Chatmon is the founding Executive Director of the National Equity Project, leading the organization’s transition from the Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools (BayCES). Under her leadership, the National Equity Project has become one of the leading voices in a... Read More →
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Tony Smith

CEO & Founder, Whyspeople
Tony Smith is the CEO and founder of Whyspeople, providing strategic advising and executive coaching to leaders working to create thriving communities. Most recently Tony served as the Illinois State Superintendents of Education. Prior to serving in that role he was the Executive... Read More →
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Elizabeth Whitford

CEO, School's Out Washington
Elizabeth Whitford is SOWA’s Chief Executive Officer. As the CEO, she is responsible for the management, programs and infrastructure of the organization.In the past, Elizabeth served as the Executive Director of Arts Corps, a nationally-recognized arts education and youth development... Read More →
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Sheila Capestany

Strategic Advisor for Children and Youth, King County
Sheila Capestany has a broad range of experience and knowledge in the areas of equity, social justice, and health and wellbeing. She has worked for the last twenty seven years in both the public and human services sector in direct service, nonprofit leadership, strategic planning... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 9:45am - 11:45am PDT
Lake Washington Ballroom 1