Michael Lowe is the chief equity officer for Shelby County Schools in Tennessee. He has also served as a regional superintendent and middle school principal in Memphis, Tennessee. His work focuses on culturally responsive teaching and equity in student work. Michael holds a B.S. in elementary education from the University of Memphis, and an education specialist and doctorate degree in leadership and instruction from Union University in Jackson, TN. Michael’s daily mantra (mon-tra) is to think systemically, but always act locally on behalf of our most underserved students in education.
Chief equity officer for Shelby County Schools in Tennessee
Served as a regional superintendent and middle school principal in Memphis
Focuses on culturally responsive teaching and equity in student work
Bachelor of Science in elementary education from the University of Memphis
Education specialist and doctorate degree in leadership and instruction from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee
Equity expert Michael Lowe will offer insight into the dilemma of unconscious bias and tips he has learned from fighting bias. You will develop a heightened understanding and practical steps to eliminate this problem.
What You'll Learn
What are the most common forms of unconscious bias?
What are the daily repercussions of unconscious bias?
How can you continuously fight and overcome racial bias?
What role can organizations play in fostering equality?
Equity expert Michael Lowe will lead this powerful training webinar that you can use across your organization. Every member of your team will learn how to contribute to a diverse and supportive organization that fosters inclusion and multiplies success.
What You'll Learn
Does treating people as racial group members help or harm them?
How can everyone throughout the organization counteract racial inequality?
What does everyday antiracism require?
How can a racial lens distort people’s experiences?
How do Black, Indigenous, and People of Color add extraordinary value to the workplace?
What steps should each team member take to promote inclusion?