Dec. 5, 2020

Episode 28: Cultural Competency with Josue Falaise

*Dr. Josue Falaise is joining us again this week to dive deeper into the topic of cultural competence.**As founder and CEO of* *GOMO Educational Services* ( ) *, he trains educators and writes articles on a variety of topics such as “Turning Adversity into Opportunity” and “Dealing with Difficult Students.” While he was director of improving student achievement at the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, he traveled the world to train educators on practices for equity and equal access to opportunity for all students. A former teacher, principal, assistant superintendent/chief academic officer and, his career in education spans 20 years.**In this week’s episode, in addition to sharing his professional expertise, Falaise recounts a time as a youth when he disregarded his culture and allowed others to use an “Americanized” version of his name. His awakening to his own Haitian roots steered his professional and educational journey. His story resonates with many culturally diverse students and helps him hold educators accountable to strengthen their cultural competency.*Copyright Chillhop Music - Chillhop Music - Chillhop Music -

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