Keisha Edwards Education Northwest
is a trainer for the Oregon Parent Information & Resource Center (OR-PIRC) at Education Northwest. Her primary work is to design and deliver meaningful learning for educators and families on educational equity, cultural competence, and engaging diverse families as allies in the school change process. In this role over the past 5 years, Edwards has facilitated over 300 workshops, trainings, and coaching sessions with diverse audiences. As a result, she strongly believes that a new discourse, personal reflection, and deep dialogue across difference will soon be the most powerful and preferred strategies to transform school culture. Edwards is the author or co-author of several publications, including: Everyone’s Guide to Successful Project Planning: Tool for Youth
(NWREL, 2000); Beyond the Oregon Trail: Oregon’s Untold Racial History
(Oregon Uniting, 2003).