Learning Forward: Tough Conversations Can Be Part of Professional Development

Leilani Esmond
March 4, 2021
Richard M. Long, Learning First Alliance
Leilani Esmond, Gwinnett County, Ga. public schools

Professional learning can be a "power tool of transformation," says Leilani Esmond, the director of professional learning in Georgia's Gwinnett County Schools. In this podcast, Esmond discusses how professional learning can help educators have tough conversations on racial equity and social justice, and how she sees ways to bring together dissenting voices to work together for a common goal.