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DTEC-TAG Launches H.E. LIVE Lessons to Further Educational Equity Efforts through Specialized Instruction & Information Offerings

The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign and Teachers Advocating to lead Great Change (DTEC-TAG) programs, are educational initiatives of the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) and have developed H.E. L.I.V.E. Lessons, instructional & informational live streamed lessons that will be hosted by H.E. educators from across the country.

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As a response to COVID-19 and the increased dependence on digital learning and education, the Highly Efficacious, Effective and Efficient Educators (H.E.), will present 22 total L.I.V.E. lessons that will focus on individual areas of teacher efficacy, advocacy and support and combine seminars with instructional and strategy. The word “LIVE” is a double entendre, both as a nod to the lessons’ streaming format and an acronym for Learning In Vibrant Environments.

The 22 Lesson Series will be hosted every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 pm EST/5:30pm CST, beginning June 9 through August 28, 2020.

Download H.E. LIVE Launch Flyer

These L.I.V.E. Lessons will be streamed to each of DTEC-TAG’s social media platforms on Facebook, Periscope/Twitter & DREF’s LinkedIn page . A team of four TAG Equity Warriors – trained teacher leaders, change agents, and educational advocates – have taken the lead on curating content and driving engagement. Each L.I.V.E. lesson will vary by topic, grade level and audience but all will include discussions around instruction, policy and distance learning strategies for students, teachers, parents, district administrators and other community stakeholders. The hosts, set to feature top educators like school leadership expert Principal Kafele, will integrate these topics in the lessons based on their skillset and expertise.

Equity Warrior and Managers

 

(clockwise: Equity Warriors and H.E. L.I.V.E. Lessons Project Managers Kieshla Wylie, Levatta D. Levels, Simene Walden and Isis Spann)

If you are an experienced educator and would like to express interest in being a special guest presenter of a H.E. L.I.V.E. Lesson, complete the form at bit.ly/helivelessons.

Each H.E. L.I.V.E. Lesson will be broadcast on the following social channels: Periscope/Twitter: @DTECChangeAgent | | Facebook: DTEC-TAG | DREF LinkedIn 

The H.E. Live Lessons will also provide and continuously update educational resources for students, parents, educators and community stakeholders on deltafoundation.net. These are available to offer support and insight during the COVID-19 era to support educators, students and their families during the transition out of the classroom and equip them for success.

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About DTEC-TAG: T.A.G. is a team of “Equity Warriors” amplifying education advocacy in their local communities through education & awareness. TAG is an extension of the advocacy prong of the Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC), a national program focused on many topics (culturally relevant teaching, social emotional learning, trauma informed classrooms, the whole child, etc.) DTEC-TAG operates in six geographic regions: the Washington, D.C. metro area including Baltimore, Maryland and Virginia, Dallas and Houston, Texas, Central and South Florida, Metro Atlanta, Georgia, North Carolina (Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Alamance & Pitt Counties) and Memphis, Tennessee. In the COVID-19 pivot, DTEC-TAG will expand the reach through increased digital and virtual engagement opportunities. For more information, visit deltafoundation.net.



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