“The Inequitable Impact of K-12 Policy and Practice on Students at the Intersection of Racism and Ableism”

Members of the community are invited to join the Master of Public Health program and the Schubert Center for Child Studies for a Community Health Research & Practice seminar titled “The Inequitable Impact of K-12 Policy and Practice on Students at the Intersection of Racism and Ableism.” This event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 9, from noon to 1 p.m.

Amy Fisher, a postdoctoral scholar at the Schubert Center, will talk about the interconnectedness of racism and ableism within the school system by looking at research, policy and practice. She will draw on her own experience as a school and clinical psychologist and share results from a project that experimentally looked at educator bias. Additionally, Fisher will weave in how her own racial identity development impacted her career and the move from practitioner to researcher.

This virtual event is free and open to the community. Visit the Schubert Center website for Zoom information.