Great Leaders Drive
Great Schools

The Leading Anti-Racism Change in Education Collaborative is a small-group, cohort approach to building capacity to accelerate action and change towards racial equity and social justice in K-12 school districts.

The program has 4 primary objectives:


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Building Capacity

Give participants a powerful new tool set for building capacity to forge change

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Develop Action Plans

Lead participants in developing individual action plans

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Share Best Practices

Share best practices formed around breaking down cultures of inequity

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Coaching & Support

Provide ongoing coaching, encouragement and opportunities for networking

The program has 3 components:


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Summer Institute for District Teams

A multi-day institute focused on improvement science, research, racial equity action planning, and team building and networking opportunities.

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Participant Networking

Teams will participate in monthly meetings (online and face-to-face) for in-depth discussions, professional development experiences, and engagements with guest presenters.

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Group Coaching

Coaching and consulting support will be available to teams as they develop and implement their racial equity action plans.

Participating Districts 2021

The Collaborative is designed for K-12 district teams who are focused on leading anti-racism, equity and diversity initiatives in their school districts. Districts are encouraged to create teams representing diverse roles and perspectives. Teams may consist of chief diversity and equity officers and their associated teams, but other team structures are welcome.

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Bexley City Schools

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Columbus City Schools

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Marion City Schools

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Olentangy Schools

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Worthington Schools