Encore Learn Ways to Engage and Empower Black Students and Leaders

January 25, 2023
Hosted by Dr. Sheryl White, with Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard

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Unfortunately, in many schools across the nation Black students statistically lag behind their peers in academic success indicators. However, studies of winning public schools where all students including Black students are excelling document it does not have to be this way. Studies of these winning schools provide evidence that Black children are born just as brilliant as their peers and have tremendous capacity to excel academically when placed in environments where leaders believe in them, implement structures, and create cultures that support their success. Tune in to Leadership Matters for this important discussion with host Dr. Sheryl White and Dr. Joseph F. Johnson, Jr, Executive Coach, Founding Director of the National Center for Urban School Transformation. Dr. Johnson, Emeritus Dean & Professor in the College of Education at San Diego State University, is an author of several books including the newly released book titled When Black Students Excel: How Schools Can Engage and Empower Black Students. Dr. Johnson will share how schools, particularly their leaders, where Black students excel are different than other schools in the United States. Lessons learned can provide insight to leaders in other organizations to improve their success in empowering emerging leaders. Don’t miss this episode of Leadership Matters: Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Leadership Matters

Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Dr. Sheryl White and Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard, along with their guests, explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

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Dr. Sheryl White, with Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard

Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist, brings over 20 years of experience providing leadership, workforce, and organization development consulting, training, and coaching services to municipalities, nonprofits, educational institutions, and for-profit corporations worldwide. Dr. White, the Vice President of Training and Organization Development at Neighborhood House Association (NHA) in San Diego, CA and is also the founder of NHA’s social enterprise, InnoVisions, which provides professional, leadership, and organization development services to other organizations. Since 1999, Dr. White has served as an executive coach and facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership. Dr. White is passionate about helping people work better, and better together.

Undraye Howard is vice president of the Center on Leadership at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. He also is an adjunct professor at several universities, where he teaches courses on youth, work development, leadership, communication practices and processes, and effectiveness in the human services world. Howard holds master’s in communication with an emphasis in training and development from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree.

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