December 1 - 22, 2021
Where: Online and On-campus (1st & 4th class in-person)
Course Code: PS909
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About the instructor
Meet the Instructor
Lavette Coney is an ardent educator who has extensive professional experience as a person of color in education. She taught at the Fessenden School in West Newton, Ma. since 2001 where she serves the ELL Co-Chair, teaches English and U.S. History and has founded both an affinity group for boy of African descent and an ethnic/gender-based focus group for upper schoolboys. Lavette lectures for the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
Lavette has also developed various workshops and conferences on diversity and inclusion for students and teachers and has done research on teacher self-reflection and implicit bias.
Lavette has a B.A. in Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and an M.A. at the Teachers College, Columbia University, Tokyo/NY.