On March 25, our Chief Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe and Senior Director of Learning & Strategy Jessica Cihal moderated a special conversation, “Self & System: How School Districts Can Take a Comprehensive Approach to Equity” with Des Moines Public Schools Associate Superintendent Matthew A. Smith and Principal Mekisha Barnes, and Lexington County School District One Superintendent Dr. Gregory Little and Principal Kailanya Brailey.

The rich conversation delved into leadership moves that, in the words of Superintendent Dr. Greg Little, “make sure all students regardless of circumstances get an opportunity to walk into our schools and meet their champion.”

Watch the full recording below: