Third Space
Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. Justice
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.

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Making the case and strategies for engaging in cross-racial dialogs between women of color and White women with Kimberlee Willilams

Kimberlee is, first and foremost, a humanist, a deep believer in what is possible when humanity is centered. Her mix of authenticity and raw truth permits those around her to choose progress over perfection and bring their whole selves into the room….

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Supporting all students in a gender-inclusive girls school

Bill Ivey (he/any) is Middle School Dean and teaches Humanities 7, Rock Band, and Academic Skills at Stoneleigh-Burnham School, a gender-inclusive girls’ school for grades 7-12 in Western Massachusetts.

Bill serves on the NELMS Board of Directors…

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Dr. Kelly Pascarella is a 17-year public school educator from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During her career, she has taught and held leadership positions in two of the top performing school districts in the state of Pennsylvania, Mt. Lebanon, and Upper…

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DEI director, Kojo Clarke discusses how our geographic, regional, cultural, accent, inform our ability to see each other

Kojo Clarke is currently a Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at a pre k- 9th grade school. In his role he works closely with school leaders to oversee programming and professional development, while supporting parents and caregivers to…

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Listening to the Students

High School Students reflect on school based DEI work, share advice and ideas for future programming.

Student Bios:

Ty’Shea Woods (she/her) is a recent graduate Garrison Forest School, and will attend Northwestern University to double major in…

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Creating and supporting affinity groups with Liza Talusan

Liza Talusan returns to Third Space! Liza (LIE-zuh) earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Connecticut College, a Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Administration from New York University; a certificate in Human Resources; a PhD in Higher…

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Discussing collaboration and solidarity with Susan Yao and Laura Dombrowski

Susan Yao (she/hers) is an educator with experience as a middle school humanities teacher and middle school head. She is passionate about building communities of racial solidarity and believes that collective thriving is possible when we learn how to…

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LGBTQIA lower and middle school programs with school counselor Logan Dechter

Logan Dechter (he/they) is a May 2022 graduate of the University of Maryland School Counseling Program and a professional school counselor in Montgomery County Public Schools. Logan serves as one of the advisors for his school’s Rainbow Club, a…

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White Educators Discuss Allyship (and beyond) With Black Practitioners

Kristen Tubman grew up and lives in Baltimore, though she was born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She has spent the last 15 years teaching Spanish and engaging in Diversity & Equity work with 6th-12th grade students. Additionally, Kristen…

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Exploring weight-neutral health education with Elizabeth Tingle

Elizabeth Tingle is a secondary teacher from Calgary, Alberta. She recently completed her Master’s in educational research and is currently a sessional instructor at the Werklund School of Education and the lab coordinator for the Body Image Lab at…

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