Elizabeth Denevi

By Jen Cort

Jen Cort is an education consultant in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and justice. In this podcast, Jen opens up a "third space"— a place outside our familiar home and work environments — in order that we might begin to engage in some of the provocative questions that need to be addressed. Listen in as Jen speaks with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field.

Elizabeth Denevi, PhD, is the associate director of East Ed, a non-profit agency that works with schools nationally to increase equity, promote diversity pedagogy, and implement strategic processes for growth and development. She has served as both a classroom teacher and senior administrator in several PreK-12 schools. She is also the co-founder of Teaching While White, a blog and podcast series that looks at the issues of whiteness and racism in US schools.

Books referenced are Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference by Howard C. Stevenson and The Guide for White Teachers Teaching Black Boys edited by Eddie Moore, Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick-Parks