Equity and Inclusion Leadership Series

An engaging series dedicated to creating a personalized equity approach for educators and leaders in both the public and private sectors.

Join the authors of the groundbreaking book, Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment, for a unique training opportunity to learn effective, field-tested inclusion and equity strategies.

This ALL NEW session emphasizes:

  1. Identifying characteristics of servant leadership
  2. Recognizing and uncovering social influence on employees
  3. Discovering the limits, thresholds, and opportunities of power, problem solving, & decision making
  4. Comparing and contrasting self and group behavior

All Sessions feature:

  • A discovery phase and context review of each participant’s passions, commitments, and opportunities for growth in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Cutting edge research and practical application for innovative leadership development
  • Practical tools to immediately build sustainable leadership practices
  • A deep-dive into how to elevate your ability to reach “Production Zone” (between your threshold of learning and limit of tolerance) with an emphasis on equity, inclusion, and diversity
  • Immediate access to a digital playbook and customizable tools
  • Opportunities for personalized coaching sessions and professional development with presenters Dr. Aaron Thompson and Dr. Houston Barber

Participants receive a FREE electronic copy of the presenters’ publication, Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment

“If ever we needed the transformative power of culturally competent educational leadership to drive deep learning, it is now. We need the Why, the What & the How. The Authors of Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment deliver - with compelling clarity - on all three fronts."

Anthony Mackay, President & CEO, National Center on Education & the Economy ( NCEE ), Washington DC

Price: $199
Receive a discount on groups of 5 or more (applied at checkout).
If tax exempt, call 800-228-0810.


Aaron Thompson

Aaron Thompson

Aaron is a nationally recognized leader in higher education with a focus on policy, student success and organizational leadership and design. Thompson holds a doctorate in sociology in areas of organizational behavior and race and gender relations. His leadership experience spans 27 years across higher education, business and numerous non-profit boards. Thompson has researched, taught and consulted in areas of diversity, leadership, ethics, multicultural families, race and ethnic relations, student success, first-year students,retention, cultural competence and organizational design throughout his career. As a highly sought after national speaker, Thompson has presented more than 800 workshops, seminars and invited lectures in areas of race and gender diversity, living an unbiased life, overcoming obstacles to gain success, creating a school environment for academic success, cultural competence, workplace interaction, leadership, organizational goal setting, and more.

Houston Barber

Houston Barber

Houston serves as the President Elect for the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents and Vice Chair for Kentucky Capital Development Corporation (KCDC). He is a board member on the Bluegrass State Skills Corporation and is the Co-Chairman of the Board of Managers for Kentucky’s Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute for School Principals. He was selected on the Education and Workforce Development Transition Team for Governor Elect Andy Beshear in 2019. Dr. Barber completed the National Institute of School Leadership Superintendent’s Academy in 2019, and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement American Express (AMEX) Fellowship in 2019. Dr. Barber is currently enrolled in the Harvard Business Analytics Program and participates in the Schlechty Center’s Superintendent’s Network and National Center for Education Research and Technology (NCERT). He has taught leadership and education courses at Bellarmine University, University of the Cumberlands, and the University of Louisville.