Intention: Choosing a School Where Your Kids Can Thrive

The goal of this learning guide is to assist parents of Black and brown children who want to ensure that their children's academic needs are met in a welcoming and nurturing environment that helps their child thrive. The guide will also provide advice on what to look for in a school, the criteria to consider, and the questions to ask to ensure that their children's academic needs are met.
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Starting date

Released - April 1, 2023


V Chavis


1.5 hours


On Demand



About the course

Learn to use all the related tools, walk into a job and be a rockstar from day one. The skill you need to become a real professional. Learn the tools used by the world's top professionals. Boost your confidence, master the field.

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Valarie Chavis

Valarie is a nationally recognized diversity, and cultural fluency thought leader with a background in education and a focus on improving outcomes for children of color. She founded Culturally Fluent Families in 2014, growing to a 20,000-member international group of parents representing various cultures and family structures. Valarie is known for her unique ability to bring people of diverse backgrounds together and help them find common ground to solve problems faster and make better decisions more often. Valarie uses her six-stage Model of Cultural Fluency to deliver dynamic keynotes, customized training, and powerful coaching to help teams work through cultural barriers. Her work has been featured in publications like Huffington Post and Today Magazine, and she has taught at several universities. Schools and major brands in the US and abroad have used her cultural fluency work and learning models to shift their thinking and change the outcomes of their organizations.
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