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Educational consultant Jen Cort met with K-12 parents to discuss school success and current thinking about how social and emotional learning is a college-readiness skill.

We welcome feedback from those who were able to attend; please send your comments to Director of Diversity and Inclusion David Grant. We would also appreciate suggestions for future presentation topics.

The following are some resources related to her presentation:

Please view video from her presentation.

Jen Cort Presentation

Below is a list of diversity and inclusion resources that are available in the Diversity Office. If you would like to borrow one of these books, contact David Grant, 703-749-6384.

Title Author
A Celebration of Neurons Robert Sylwester
A Girl Named Zippy Haven Kimmel
A Hope in the Unseen Ron Suskind
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith
Adolescent Portraits Andrew Garrod, Lisa Smulyan, Sally Powers and Robert Kilkenny
An Admirable Faculty Peter Gow
Beating the Odds Freeman A. Hrabowski III, Kenneth I. Maton and Geoffrey L. Greif
Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness Jane Lazarre
Black and White in School-Trust, Tension Or Tolerance? Janet Ward Schofield
Black Ice Lorene Cary
Boys Adrift Leonard Sax
Bread Givers Anzia Yezierska
Charlotte’s Web E.B. White
Cognitive Strategy Instruction for Middle And High Schools Eileen Wood, Vera Woloshyn and Teena Willoughby
Diversity in the Classroom Frances E. Kendall
Everyday Anti Racism Edited by Mica Pollock
Facing Racism in Education Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant and D. Smith Augustine
Famous Black Quotations Janet Cheatham Bell
Feminine Mystique Betty Friedan
Girlfriends Carmen Renee Berry and Tamara Traeder
Having Our Say, the Delany Sisters’ First 100 years Sarah and Elizabeth Delany
How to Thrive as a Teacher Leader John G. Gabriel
How Good People Make Tough Choices Rushworth M. Kidder
I shall not be Moved Maya Angelou
In Search of our Mothers’ Gardens Alice Walker
It Takes a Village Hillary Rodham Clinton
Kwanzaa and Me Vivian Gussin Paley
Lanterns, a memoir of mentors Marian Wright Edelman
Listen Up. Voices from the Next Feminist Generation Barbara Findlen
Managing Diverse Classrooms Carrie Rothstein-Fisch and Elise Trumbull
Me, Stories of My Life Katharine Hepburn
Moving Violations, a memoir John Hockenberry
Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society Dinna Gollnick and Philip Chinn
Night Flying Woman Ignatia Broker
Of Woman Born Adrienne Rich
One Teacher in 10 Kevin Jennings
Ordinary Resurrections Jonathan Kozol
Other People's Children Lisa Delpit
Our Kind of People Lawrence Otis Graham
Personal History, Autobiography Katharine Graham
Race Identity and Representation In Education Cameron McCarthy and Warren Crichlow
Raising Black Children James Comer and Alvin Poussaint
Reading Lolita in Tehran Azar Nafisi
Respecting our Differences Lynn Duvall
Season of Life Jeffrey Marx
Seeds of Success Vernon Arrignton, Jr.
The Accidental Asian Eric Liu
The Bridges of Madison County Robert James Waller
The Dreamkeepers Gloria Ladson-Billings
The Glory Field Walter Dean Myers
The Human Stain Philip Roth
The Lost German Slave Girl John Bailey
The Menace of Multiculturalism Alvin J. Schmidt
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Christopher Paul Curtis
Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
Traces of a Stream Jacqueline Jones Royster
Two Old Women Velma Wallis
Wild Swans Jung Chang
Women Who Run with the Wolves Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Women, Race and Class Angela Y. Davis
Your 10-14 Year-Old Louise Bates Ames