Minnesota Humanities Center

BIPOC Educator Institute

Navigating & Thriving

You’re Invited! Come join other early career teachers of color and American Indian teachers (TOCAIT) from across Minnesota for an intensive Educator Institute experience that is designed to engage participants in navigating education systems with Resistance, Resilience and Reimagination.

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Corey China

BIPOC Educator Institute: Navigating & Thriving

This professional development experience is intentionally designed to center the experiences, impacts and perspectives of educators and community members who live in socially constructed identities as Black, Indigenous and Persons of Color (BIPOC).  

This work will be grounded in liberatory education which prioritizes “individual and collective human potential and promise,” (Raphael Randall, 2018) through the lenses of resistance, resilience, and reimagination. Participants will gain support in sustaining themselves and thriving as educators.

Participants will spend time reading, reflecting, and renewing both personally and professionally while learning from diverse community members and scholars about narratives and approaches that focus on historically impactful movements and current efforts to support the success of BIPOC students in a variety of educational settings. 

Deadline to register is June 1, 2023

Benefits Include

  • Access to MHC’s full calendar of events (free of charge)
  • Access to MHC resource collection (free of charge)
  • Earn 4 graduate credits from Metro State University at no cost
  • All books for the course will be provided at no cost
  • Complimentary meals provided during course sessions
  • Being in an affinity space and develop a professional network with other TOCAIT educators
  • Access and learning from experts in the field 
  • Design an action to amplify the voices of students, staff, and families of color
  • Personal coaching throughout and beyond the completion of the Institute


Contact Humanities Officer Corey China


Teachers of color and American Indian teachers (TOCAIT)

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