Welcome to the 2020-21 EDTalks Season!
Presented in partnership with The Citizens League, EDTalks features compelling presentations and Q & A with cutting-edge educators, youth advocates, journalists, artists, policy-makers and others on issues impacting students and public education. EDTalks raises public awareness of these issues and strengthens community engagement and advocacy with and on behalf of our young people.
Our ninth season of EDTalks is focusing on Black and Brown voices in the K-12 education, equity and youth development spaces. Check out our EDTalks videos below, including speakers who have presented so far this season. You can find details on our upcoming EDTalks on our events calendar.
Share your voice, stories and ideas as an EDTalk speaker!
As we join our community in denouncing anti-Blackness and racism and work toward realizing racial justice, we are featuring BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) voices in our 2020-21 season.
We are happy to share that all speakers have been selected for the 2020-21 season! If you'd like to learn more about what it means to present as part of EDTalks, download our speaker info flyer. The speaker application will become available again this summer for the 2021-22 season.
Do you have an EDTalks speaker or a topic to recommend? Share it with us today.
Check out our EDTalks videos and podcasts below!
Note About COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, our 2020-21 EDTalks season is virtual to ensure the safety of our speakers, audience and crew. It saddens us greatly that we can’t safely gather our community together in person at this time. We hope that before too long we will be able to return to our live, in-person events once again. For more information, contact us at email@example.com.
EDTalks Videos + Podcasts
The Power of Education in Disrupting Generational Poverty
Education and Technology Access: Jim Crow in the New World Order
Let's Talk About Race in School
Cultural Responsiveness In and Out of the Classroom
Developing an Equity Leadership Identity
Where is Mental Health in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Work?
From "Adequate" to "Quality": A Constitutional Amendment for Minnesota Students
Learn to Read, Learn to Lead
Changing Outcomes for Black Males
The Stars and The Blackness Between Them: Writing About Queer Young Black Love
Creating Pro-Girl Environments
How Debaters Will Save Democracy and Change the World
Igniting Civic Engagement Through Service Learning
It's Complicated: Students, Social Media and Mental Health
Creating Change In and Out of the Classroom
How to Raise Tech-Healthy Kids
The Voices Framework - How Student Stories Can Transform Schools
The Power of Strong Relationships for Student Success
Storytelling as a Tool to Empower and Build Empathy
What Success Looks Like
Creating Gender Inclusive Schools
Creatively Addressing Workforce Gaps
Careers Start Here!
Is working with the media #worththecost?
Beyond Test Scores: Schools as Vibrant Workplaces
The Power of Mentorship
Engaging Youth to Address Racial Disproportionality in School Suspensions
Restorative Practices and Peacemaking Circles in Schools: A Way of Being
Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Schools
Nurturing and Responsive Environments
A Three Hour Drive: Disability as Diversity
Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Students Experiencing Homelessness
When Do You Stop Being a Refugee?
Civic-Engaged Digital Storytelling
Engaged Learning through Experiential Education
New Lens, New Perspecitves
Self-Care for Educators and Advocates
Who Is Minnesota?
Who are We Talking About?
Critical Race Theory
Critical Theory of Blackness in K-12 Classroom
Knowing Where We Come From
Students Lead in Anti-Racist Classrooms
Looking Through a Window at School Lunches
Early Childhood Brain Development
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