*Building Bridges to Educational Equity. Date: Dec. 16, 2019. Time: 9am - 3pm. Location: FEA Conference Center. Presenter: Adam Alvarez, PhD., Asst. Professor of Urban Education, Rowan Univ. Fee: $149.00. Schools often focus on building equity through either a macro-level, systems-based approach or a micro-level professional development (PD) framework. While the macro-level approach aims to "measure" equity through evaluating programmatic access, teacher quality and student success outcomes, a micro-level approach to equity tends to focus on improving individual educator practices. At both levels, however, school leaders can face several problems to advancing equity efforts in their schools. For example, how schools and policies prioritize equity issues can drive professional development learning opportunities. Similarly, individual educators and school leaders may heavily influence their school's capacity to advance equity.