HawaiiKidsCAN Educational Equity Symposium

The Educational Equity Symposium is a forum for organizations and individuals who care about our keiki to come together for solutions-based discussions and partnership-building opportunities.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto, Superintendent of the Hawaii State Department of Education

National Speaker: Mee Moua, first Hmong-American elected to the Minnesota State Senate

Small group sessions to be facilitated by advocates from Native Hawaiian, parent, disability, higher education, multilingual, social justice and education reform communities. Topics include: ESSA implementation, Hawaiian education, multilingualism and English learners, 21st-century professional development, special education inclusion, advocacy and community organizing.