Culturally Responsive Teaching in STEM in HSIs 

For STEM Faculty in HSIs and eHSIs (emerging HSIs)

Apply Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) to create more inclusive and engaging STEM learning spaces for Latinx students

two options to engage- LIVE ON ZOOM or at your own pace

Facilitator-directed pathway

Next offering: August 7-10, 2023

Morning option: 9-10:45 am, PST

Afternoon option: 12-1:45 pm, PST

Facilitated retreat:  Four days of synchronous Zoom sessions. Participate in active discussions and submit 6 homework exercises.

SELF-directed Pathway

Next offering: Oct 9- Nov 27, 2023

Self-Paced in Canvas LMS: Course is completely asynchronous and is completed on your own time. 6 modules with discussions and homework exercises.

Registration: $1,800 per person.

Learning goals


Session 1 |Joining the ESCALA STEM Mini Comunidad

Session 2 | ​Culture matters in STEM: Identify your teaching values and their origins

Session 3 | ​​Validating language: How to apply mindset research to improve student resilience

Session 4 | Meaning and Utility Value: Increase Latinx and Hispanic student engagement in laboratory and research projects

Session 5 | Clarity and Deliberate Practice: Ensure your assessments measure mastery, not compliance

Session 6 | ​​Continue Your Research: Use disaggregated data and routine feedback from students to continuously improve 

Check out Lisa Petrov & Gina Garcia's mention of the ESCALA STEM Mini-Course!

Petrov, L. A., & Garcia, G. A. (2021). Becoming a racially just Hispanic-serving institution (HSI): Leveraging HSI grants for organizational identity change. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 14(4), 463–467.

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