Our 2021-22 lunch and learn series is ready to kick off! Register for any of the next three to lunch with your colleagues while learning about the latest equity, inclusion and diversity topics.

Zoom Room:
Sessions will continue to be hosted via Zoom on the 3rd Wednesday, every other month, from October 2021–June, 2022. Registration is required for each session through pdEnroller. Links for the next three are provided below.
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Wed, Oct 13, 12-1 pm: Privilege and Power from the Perspective of a Transracial Adoptee
Examine the effects of power and privilege on individuals, families, and communities.
Presenter: Mercedes Zahler, Community Prevention Coordinator ESD112
Register now on pdEnroller! (FREE)
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Wed, Dec 15, 12-1 pm: Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is one of the most prevalent brain-based disabilities, but not the most understood. Gain some basic information about FASD and effective strategies for supporting children and families affected.
Presenter: Nikki Potter, Birth-3 Social Worker ESD112
Register now on pdEnroller! (FREE)
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Wed, Jan 19, 12-1 pm: Lunch & Learn: Adults are Students Too!
Ensuring Virtual Meetings are Accessible for Adult Learners

Learn accessibility techniques to engage all adults learners. Topics include: Different Ways of Responding; Closed Captions; Time for Reflection; Use of Links/Resources; Breakout Rooms; Setting Goals; Growth Mindset Reflection; Pacing; Ratio of Talking vs. Participant Actions; Importance of Breaks.
Presenter: Gahlya Auel and Liza Sejkora, ESD112
Register now on pdEnroller! (FREE)
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Wed, Feb 16, 12-1 pm: Equality vs. Equity
Broaden your understanding of equity as it relates to equality, to help create a more inclusive environment.
Presenter: Sarah Yee, DEI fellow, Center for Equity and Inclusion
Register now on pdEnroller! (FREE)
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Save these additional 2022 Lunch and Learn dates:

  • Wed, April 20, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm: TBD
  • Wed, May 18, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm: TBD
  • Wed, June 15, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm: TBD

Information and registration will follow.

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Questions or suggestions? Email us at equity@esd112.org