The Need for Restorative Practices in Professional Development

Walter Taylor
February 17, 2020
Richard Long, executive director, LFA
Walter Taylor, Director of Professional Development, Quest Center, Chicago Teachers Union Foundation

As director of professional development for one of the nation's largest teachers' unions, Walter Taylor sees an urgent need for restorative practices, including cultural competencies, critical race theory, and trauma-informed mindset, in schools and teachers' professional development. He explains the Quest Center's work in advancing educational opportunities for students and professional development for teachers.