Coaching for Equity

Coaching for Equity


Learning Strategies to Support Adults in Maximizing Student Achievement

Presenters: Regina Armour and Corrie Wallace

Regina Armour

Regina Armour

Director of School Development and Outreach for Concept Schools


Regina Armour received her doctorate from National Louis University’s National College of Education and her research focuses on instructional & organizational coaching and culture transformation. Her work in schools began with becoming an intermediate and upper grade teacher of biological sciences and math. She has also taught high school, community college and university graduate students.

Dr. Armour’s primary focus is literacy, coaching and equity in education using a multi-faceted, systems approach, and crafting relevant, engaging learning experiences for all students—both young and adult. She has provided professional development for teachers and leadership development for principals and districts. She has extensive experience in building collaborative relationships with the community and families by doing numerous workshops on social justice; instructional school cultures; cultural proficiency in schools and organizational literacy for educators.

Corrie Wallace

Corrie Wallace

Anti-oppression Educator & Community Organizer


Corrie Wallace is a parent and bilingual educator dedicated to enriching the lives of marginalized people through local and international community outreach. She’s taught Spanish at ETHS (Evanston Township High School) and UWCSEA (United World College of South East Asia) as well as English at Kogai Shogako, a Japanese public school in Tokyo.

She was the founding director of the Niles Township Schools' ELL (English Language Learner) Parent Center serving one of the largest growing populations of immigrants and refugees outside of Chicago. Corrie then served as Director of Equity and ELL leading efforts to close the “gap,” eliminate the racial predictability of student achievement and address disproportionality in District 219, one of the most diverse high school districts on Chicago’s north shore. Wallace is a founding member of the Illinois Coalition of Educational Equity Leaders.

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In this training you will:

Explore personal narratives and biases.

Analyze their experiences around social identity and marginalization that impact professional behavior and student achievement.

Identify ways to interrupt systems in their respective learning environments that perpetuate disparities.

Build positive cultures that lead to more self-confident and resilient students.


  • Session Date/Time


    Friday, February 9, 2018

    8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Registration Fee


    $200

    Includes light breakfast, lunch and training materials.


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Master of Science in Education School of Education & Social Policy

618 Garrett Place
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/467-1458

Email: msedprogram@northwestern.edu