Professional Library

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion now has a Professional Library available. All staff can visit our office at Syphax (4th Floor) and check-out a book. The following texts are part of the library:

Anti Racist Writing Workshop, Felicia Rose Chavez, 2021.

Becoming a Learning School, Joellen Killion and Patricia Roy, 2009.

Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension, Sara K. Ahmed, 2018.

Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development, Edited by Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart, Margo Okazawa-Rey, 1998.

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, Jennifer L. Eberhardt, 2020.

Black Students. Middle Class Teachers, Jawanza Kunjufu, 2002.

Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform, The National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004.

Breaking Ranks in the Middle: Strategies for Leading Middle School Reform, The National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2006.

Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present, Dr. Alfred O. Taylor, Jr., 2015.

Bright Ribbons: Weaving Culturally Responsive Teaching Into the Elementary Classroom, Lotus Linton Howard, 2017.

Building Learning Communities with Character, Bernard Novick, Jeffrey S. Kress, and Maurice J. Elias, 2002.

Change Wars: Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan, 2009.

The Civically Engaged Classroom: Reading, Writing, and Speaking for Change, Mary Ehrenworth, Pablo Wolfe, Marc Todd, 2020.

Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance, Prudence L. Carter and Kevin G. Welner, 2013.

Coaching for Equity: Conversations that Change Practice, Elena Aguilar, 2020.

The Coach’s Craft: Powerful Practices to Support School Leaders, Kay Psencik, 2011.

Covering: The Hidden Assault On Our Civil Rights, Kenji Yoshino, 2007.

Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy, Gholdy Muhammad, 2020.

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Asking a Different Question, Gloria Landson-Billings, 2021.

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, Zaretta L. Hammond, 2014.

Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners: Tools for Equity, Sydney C. Snyder & Diane S. Fenner, 2021.

Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom: How to Reach and Teach All Learners, Grades 3-12, Diane Heacox, Ed.D., 2002.

Discipline with Dignity: New Challenges, New Solutions, Richard L. Curwin, Allen N. Mendler, and Brian D. Mendler, 2008.

The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children, Gloria Ladson-Billings, 1994.

Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Edited by Robert W. Cole, 1995.

Education & Justice: A View from the Back of the Bus, Edmund W. Gordon, 1999.

EdSpeak: A Glossary of Education Terms, Phrases, Buzzwords and Jargon, Diane Ravitch, 2007.

Emotional Poverty: Safe Students and Less-Stressed Teachers, Volume 2, Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., 2020

Empowering Students: Seven Strategies for a Smart Start in School and Life, Robert Brower and Amy Keller, 2006.

Faces of Learning, Edited by Sam Chaltain, 2011.

Finding Your Blind Spots: Eight Guiding Principles for Overcoming Implicit Bias in Teaching, Hedreich Nichols, 2021.

The Future Leader: 9 Skills and Mindsets to Succeed in the Next Decade, Jacob Morgan, 2020.

Gaining on the Gap: Changing Hearts, Minds, and Practice, Palma Strandm, Robert G. Smith, Tim Cotman, Cheryl Robinson, Martha Swaim and Alvin Crawley, 2011.

Getting It Done: Leading Academic Success in Unexpected Schools, Karin Chenoweth and Christina Theokas, 2011

How It’s Being Done: Urgent Lessons from Unexpected Schools, Karin Chenoweth, 2009.

How to Differentiate Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms, Carol Ann Tomlinson, 2017.

The Identity-Conscious Educator: Building Habits and Skills for a More Inclusive School, Liza Talusan, 2022.

Integrating Differentiated Instruction + Understanding by Design, Carol Ann Tomlinson and Jay McTighe, 2006.

Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education, Jawanza Kunjufu, 2005.

Language and Learning What Teachers Need to Know, Elise Trumbull and Beverly Farr, 2005.

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias: How To Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-Performing Teams, Pamela Fuller, Mark Murphy and Anne Chow, 2020.

Learning the Skills of Peacemaking: An Activity Guide for Elementary-Age Children on Communicating, Cooperating, Resolving Conflict, Naomi Drew, 1987.

Linguistic Diversity: Linking Decision Making to Effective Programs, Ofelia B. Miramontes, Adel Nadeau, and Nancy L. Commins, 2011.

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model, Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah J. Short, 2008.

Making Thinking Visible, Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church, and Karin Morrison, 2011.

Math and Science Across Cultures, Activities and Investigations from the Exploratorium, Maurice Bazin, Modesto Tamez, and the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, 2002.

Motivating Students Who Don’t Care: Successful Techniques for Educators, Allen N. Mendler, 2000.

My Halls Hill Family: More Than a Neighborhood, Wilma Jones, 2018.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, 2011.

Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative, Ignatia Broker, 1983.

Not Light, but Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom, Matthew R Kay, 2018. 

Nurturing Talent in High School: Life in the Fast Lane, Laurence J. Coleman, 2005.

The Pedagogy of Confidence, Yvette Jackson, 2011.

Questioning for Classroom Discussion, Jackie A. Walsh and Beth D. Sattes, 2015.

Reading for their Life: (Re)Building the Textual Lineages of African American Adolescent Males, Alfred W. Tatum, 2009.

Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching about Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word, Linda Christensen, 2000.

Reclaiming Community: Race and the Uncertain Future of Youth Work, Biance J. Baldridge, 2019.

Respect: A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect & Dealing When Your Line is Crossed, Courtney Macavinta and Andrea V. Pluym, 2005.

Responsive Schooling for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, Debbie Zacarian and Ivannia Soto, 2020.

Resurgence: Engaging With Indigenous Narratives and Cultural Expressions In and Beyond the Classroom, Edited by Christine M’Lot and Katya Adamov Ferguson, 2022.

Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years. Edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson, 1998.

Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World, Edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson, 2002.

Shattering Inequities: Real-World Wisdom for School and District Leaders, Robin Avelar La Salle and Ruth S. Johnson, 2019.

The SIOP Model for Teaching Mathematics to English Learners, Jana Echevarría, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah J. Short, 2010.

Start Here, Start Now: A Guide to Antibias and Antiracist Work in Your School Community, Liz Kleinrock, 2021.

Stick Up For Yourself: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-Esteem, Gershen Kaudman, Ph.D., Lev Raphael, Ph.D., and Pamela Espeland, 1999.

Teaching for Diversity: A Guide to Greater Understanding, Ricardo L. García, 2011.

Teaching Tough Topics, Lisa Swartz, 2019Teaching When the World Is on Fire: Authentic Classroom Advice, from Climate Justice to Black Lives Matter, Lisa Delpit, 2021.

Teaching with Equity: Strategies and Resources for Building a Culturally Responsive and Race-Conscious Classroom, Aja Hannah, 2022.

“These Kids Are Out of Control”: Why We Must Reimagine “Classroom Management” for Equity, H. Richard Milner, Heather B. Cunningham, Lori Delale-O′Connor, and Erika Gold Kestenberg, 2018.

The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching, Patricia A. Jennings, 2018.

The Trayvon Generation, Elizabeth Alexander, 2022.

What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law, Judge Tom Jacobs, 2011.

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, Claude M. Steele, 2011.

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, Tim Wise, 2005.

Who Gets In? Strategies for Fair and Effective College Admissions, Rebecca Zwick, 2017.

Why Boys Don’t Talk and Why We Care, Susan Morris Shaffer and Linda Perlman Gordon, 2000.