hacking deficit thinking
8 Reframes that will change the way you think about strength-based practices and equity in schools
OUR VISION IS TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO SHIFT FROM WHAT'S WRONG (DEFICIT THINKING) TO WHAT'S STRONG (A LIFE OF FLOURISHING).
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DR. BYRON MCCLURE
Dr. Byron McClure, D.Ed., is a nationally certified school psychologist and founder of Lessons For SEL. He uses research and human-centered design thinking to build empathy, ideate, co-create solutions, and design equitable resources that put the needs of people front and center. While formerly serving as the assistant director of school redesign at a high school in Southeast, DC, he reimagined social-emotional learning within an inner-city community.
DR. KELSIE REED
Dr. Kelsie Reed, Ph.D. is., a nationally certified school psychologist who, presently works at the elementary school level in Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2020 and was the recipient of two university awards for her dissertation titled, “Investigating Exclusionary Discipline: Teachers, Deficit Thinking, and Root Cause Analysis.”