Excellence Through Equity Conference 2019

Conference Description

The Excellence Through Equity Conference is designed to provide educators with the information and resources needed to eliminate the gaps in achievement, expectations, and opportunity for students from diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. The conference content focused on state priority aligned best practices that should be implemented to create equitable school environments for all learners.

Target Audience

School, district, and county level administrators and teachers.
District and school teams are encouraged.

Dates & Time

September 12-13, 2019 • 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Focus Statement

The 2019 Excellence through Equity Conference will honor and focus on student voice in our continuing efforts to achieve equitable learning environments in our schools. Being intentional about providing space for student thoughts, ideas, and insights will help transform school climates and empower administrators and teachers to reshape their equity work. By listening and valuing student voice, we acknowledge them as valued members of the education system.

Expected Outcomes


Participants will:

  • Expand and deepen their understanding of the equity issues facing Riverside County, the state of California, and the nation.
  • Learn how to address issues of equity in everyday practice, creating more equitable school cultures and climates.
  • Learn from school districts who are successfully implementing systematic approaches to achieving equity in their schools.
  • Continue to renew the passion for ensuring that every student in Riverside County will graduate from high school well prepared for college and the work force.