Coaching for Equity

Coaching for Equity

Rescheduled for Thursday, April 12

The workshop was originally scheduled for Friday, February 9, but has been moved to Thursday, April 12, due to inclement weather. If you have any questions, please contact Alison Gordon at

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. Her research focuses on culture transformation and instructional and organizational coaching. Armour began working in schools as an intermediate and upper-grade biological sciences and math teacher. She has also taught high school, community college, and university graduate students.

Armour’s primary focus is literacy, coaching, and equity in education. Using a multi-faceted, systems approach, she crafts relevant, engaging learning experiences for all students regardless of age. Armour has provided professional and leadership development for teachers, principals, and districts. She has extensive experience in building collaborative relationships with the community and families through 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 taught Spanish at Evanston Township High School and United World College of South East Asia and English at Kogai Shogako, a Japanese public school in Tokyo.

Wallace was the founding director of the Niles Township Schools' English Language Learner (ELL) Parent Center, which serves one of the largest growing populations of immigrants and refugees outside of Chicago. She served as director of equity at 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.

In this training you will:

Explore personal narratives and biases.

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

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

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

  • Session Date/Time

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Session Location

    Norris University Center
    Wildcat Room
    1999 Campus Drive
    Evanston, IL 60208

  • Registration Fee


    Includes light breakfast, lunch and training materials.

Contact Us

Master of Science in Education School of Education & Social Policy

618 Garrett Place
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/467-1458