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PEAT Video Series

Video topics for the Promoting Equitable Access to Teachers (PEAT) Program by the California Department of Education.


Topic 1: Equitable Access to Educators External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 4:02)
This is the first video in a series on the topic of ensuring that all students have equitable access to teachers and other educators. To address the issue of equitable access including the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the California Department of Education created the Promoting Equitable Access to Teachers (PEAT) Program.

Topic 2: New vs. Old Educator Definitions External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 9:16)
ESSA Section 1112(b)(2) requires local educational agencies applying for Title I funding to describe how they will identify and address any disparities that result in low-income and minority students being taught at higher rates than other students by ineffective, inexperienced, or out-of-field teachers. This video explains current definitions and compares them to the previous definitions.

Topic 3: Analyzing Your Teacher Equity Data External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 11:48)
This episode provides information on data analysis with stakeholders. Among the key topics are approaching educator assignment with an equity mindset, building equity leadership and stakeholder teams, and analyzing the appropriate data.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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