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In this episode, Jocelyn Hubbard shares strategies for creating equitable learning spaces for students. Jocelyn discusses the importance of defining equity, getting to know students beyond surface-level information, and co-creating learning experiences with students.

Jocelynn Hubbard helps teachers spark joy during the learning experience by creating an inclusive and welcoming classroom environment for ALL their students. She is the founder and managing director of Custom Teaching Solutions, LLC and host of The Culture-Centered Classroom podcast.
She has 16+ years of experience in education as an educator, speaker, professional development creator and facilitator. Driven by a passion to see the diverse people of our world feel welcomed, affirmed, and celebrated, she provides training on becoming and remaining culturally competent. As a wife and mother of five, her goals include squeezing in time for exercise, finding moments of joy each day, and parenting each of her children as unique individuals.

Some Highlights covered:

  • How to Define equity for your counseling space and share it with stakeholders

  • Going beyond surface-level information to understand students' goals, characteristics, and future aspirations

  • Using the "Student Data Dive" form to gather insights on students' preferences, behaviors, and communication styles

  • Leveraging the arts (music, art, etc.) to connect with younger students or those with diverse learning needs

  • Embracing your power and agency as a counselor to inspire parents and educators to support students' social-emotional needs

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      School Counseling Simplified is a podcast offering easy to implement strategies for busy school counselors. The host, Rachel Davis from Bright Futures Counseling, shares tips and tricks she has learned from her years of experience as a school counselor both in the US and at an international school in Costa Rica.
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