When the Welcoming Schools film, What Do You Know? Six to twelve year olds talk about gays and lesbians was premiered in Washington DC, we heard from teachers in DC public schools who had been successfully utilizing some of the easy to use tools found on the Welcoming Schools website. Welcoming Schools Associate Director Kisha L. Webster brings extensive experience as an educator and administrator to schools in the Mid-Atlantic looking to utilize the Welcoming Schools approach. Contact Kisha to learn more about Welcoming Schools' work in the Mid-Atlantic!
Kisha L. Webster, M.Ed.
Location: Baltimore, MD
Areas of Expertise:
Closing the Achievement Gap
Youth & Family Advocacy
Kisha L. Webster is the Associate Director of Welcoming Schools. Kisha works out of the Washington, DC office and provides consultation, training, and technical assistance to professional educators and other key personnel charged with utilizing Welcoming Schools within their school communities. She is also responsible for developing Welcoming Schools materials and training tools.
Kisha is a committed educator who advocates for children and families. Prior to joining the Welcoming Schools team Kisha spent twenty years as an educator and seven years as a school administrator in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County. As a school administrator she always focused on the needs of students to make decisions on instruction and school climate. Kisha has facilitated trainings and workshops on closing the achievement gap, safe schools and instructional equity at numerous national conferences and is a member of ASCD and the National Association of School Principals.
Kisha splits her time between her home in Baltimore and her home state of New Jersey.
One thing that excites me about Welcoming Schools is…
“…having the opportunity to support schools in creating and maintaining learning environments in which educators are given the necessary tools to combat behaviors that can be disruptive to student learning and to students not developing into their best selves.”