Community Health Workers, Educators, Families, Diversity, Equity
The current COVID-19 crisis has exposed new and existing issues related to access and equity for our students and families. The following article discusses a model for interconnecting educators, families, and community health workers (CHW) that can integrate diversity and equity for practitioners and educator preparation programs. Integrating CHWs provides a unique opportunity to utilize their cultural responsive skills and knowledge. Implications for practitioners and educator preparation programs are discussed.
López, Eric J.; Muñoz, Oscar J.; and Menchaca-López, Eva
"Assisting Students and Families during the COVID-19 Crisis: Diversity & Equity in Action through a Educator-Family-Community Health Worker Intersection,"
Northwest Journal of Teacher Education: Vol. 15
, Article 10.