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Raymond Dewey Terrell

Terrell, Raymond

Raymond Terrell has over 40 years of experience dealing with diversity and equity issues. He has been a  Professor of Educational Administration and  Dean of the School of Education at Cal State L.A., as well as the  Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity Initiatives at Miami University.

Areas of expertise
  • ELs
  • Cultural Proficiency


  • Cultural Proficiency: These sessions introduce the Tools of Cultural Proficiency as a shared commitment to excellence and equity for all students. The consultants engage participants using strategies and tools needed for districts to embed Cultural Proficiency into schools’ academic cultures. Upon completion of the sessions, participants will understand and know how to apply the 4 Tools: the Guiding Principles, Essential Elements, Continuum, and Barriers related to Cultural Proficiency. Participants in these interactive sessions will explore the best ways to weave these tools into the fabric of their schools.

    Attendees Will Learn How to:

    • Use collaborative actions to effect change in a school
    • Lead a learning community toward becoming a Culturally Proficient organization
    • Understand how someone’s perspective influences what they believe about cultural groups
    • Develop a unique and field-tested plan for addressing equity and diversity and for ensuring that schools are places of learning that value students of all backgrounds

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