Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access don’t happen with a new course on race and diversity. Social Justice happens when the voice of the people in the community is honored and embedded into the fabric of what you do.
– Classroom Teachers
– Special Education Personnel
– School Counselors & Psychologists
– Other Administrators
– Social Workers (all levels)
– Law Enforcement/SRO
– Counselors & Therapists in Agencies & Private Practice
– Media Specialists
*In case of an emergency, another qualified presenter will substitute
Dr. Ronald Gonzalez is the Superintendent of Schools for the Elmsford Union Free School District – a student-focused district working towards an Informed Smart Goal titled “Comm-unity.” Dr. Gonzalez served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Equity for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns, and he also led transformation efforts at Mount Vernon High School for 11 years. His visionary leadership resulted in improved student performance and stronger stability for staff. Dr. Gonzalez has been recognized by his peers across New York State with 2 Westchester County Legislative Proclamations naming “Ronald Gonzalez Day,” and he was named 2016 NYS Administrator of the Year for Region 2 – RASA. He is also the recipient of several city citations, city council resolutions and New York State Assembly recognitions. Understanding the need for schools to leverage change, Dr. Gonzalez launched and serves as President and CEO for Lead Where You Stand Corporation, a mentoring and leadership development consulting group. He recognizes the power of collaboration and endorses both empowerment and accountability – equally and emphatically.