Equity-Based Leadership Workshop

"I appreciated the sharing of work, the holding of space, the opportunities to meet and develop relationships with people in the work, and how facilitators and people in the space held each other accountable."

- 2023 Participant


Download the 2023-24 flyer here.


Date: August 1-4, 2023
Time: 8:00am to 3:30pm each day
Location: Arturo Velasquez Westside Technical Institute


  • Build awareness of personal narratives, race, culture, and systemic/institutional factors that produce inequitable outcomes.
  • Engage with texts, structures, tools, ideas, and colleagues in order to develop skills, deepen knowledge, and strategize around individual and team equity-centered work.
  • Build (and be in) community with colleagues across difference for the purpose of building alliances needed to pick up equity-centered work.
The four-day workshop will serve as a learning space to engage in challenging work around identity and leadership as well as an opportunity to explore your impact within your professional community. The deadline to register is Tuesday, June 30th. 


  • Standard Rate: $2,200
  • CPS Educator (non-partner school): $1,200
  • NCS Partner Educator: $0 for the first three registrants; afterward, $500 per registrant rate applies
The workshop will take place at the Arturo Velasquez Westside Technical Institute at 2800 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60608. Attendance is required for all four days. All meals and materials will be provided.
For Illinois residents, ISBE Clock Hours are available!
Please contact Nichole Ellington should you need assistance regarding your registration.