25th Multicultural Education & Equity in Action Institute

Date and Location

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Location: Southwest High School

Available Sessions

  • Morning Session (Course #36659) 8:00-11:30
  • Afternoon Session (Course #36660) 12:30-4:00
Please register for one session only


Please register to attend through Performance Matters


Please contact the Lincoln Public Schools Multicultural Office at 402-436-1605


Our Speaker

Photo of 2019 Institute Speaker, Susan O'Halloran

2019 Multicultural Education & Equity in Action Institute​ Speaker, Susan O’Halloran

Susan O’Halloran

Susan O’Halloran has been a Senior Consultant with Bea Young Associates: Collaboration for Educational Equity since its inception in 2010. With BYA Associates, Sue has designed and taught diversity, equity and inclusion seminars in Graduate Schools of Business, Colleges, Community Colleges, Universities and high school and elementary school districts across the U.S..

Sue is author of seven books including The Smooth Traveler: Avoiding Cross-Cultural Mistakes at Home and Abroad, Diversity Is All Around Us in Our Schools Isn’t It Time We Get It Right?  She has designed scores of multicultural and diversity curricula including Kaleidoscope: Valuing Differences and Creating Inclusion which has been taught in hundreds of high schools.

In addition, Sue is a professional storyteller who performs original social justice stories in major festivals around the country and internationally. O’Halloran is co-producer of multicultural performances and internationally recognized films including Black, White and Brown: Tribes & Bridges at the Steppenwolf Theatre and More Alike Than Not: Stories of Three Americans – Christian, Jewish and Muslim. Sue has appeared on such media programs as PBS and ABC Nightline and has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune.

She is producer of the website www.RacebridgesStudio.com which receives half a million visitors each year. RacebridgesStudio houses over 230 video stories by professional storytellers dealing with race and identity. The video stories are available to teachers free of charge along with downloadable discussion guides and resources. Sue also facilitates an online membership site for teachers:  Stop Walking on Eggshells: 5 Steps to Becoming a More Racially-Skilled Teacher at: www.courses.susanohalloran.com/program-details.