Seed the Way, LLC is focused on professional development, resources for anti-bias curricula and pedagogy, and equity literacy for educators. Founder and consultant, Rebecca EunMi Haslam, seeks to empower educators, school districts, and educational organizations to create and sustain equitable, anti-racist schools, spaces, partnerships, policies, and systems. Services include participatory training workshops, curricular re/design, facilitated discussions, and collaborative visioning and planning.
Rebecca Haslam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department at Saint Michael's College and coordinates the M.Ed. Programs in Curriculum and the Arts. Her research is focused on equity pedagogies that support the social-emotional well-being of Students of Color. Prior to SMC, she served Burlington's public schools for 14 years as a classroom teacher and K-12 Equity & Inclusion Instructional Leader. Rebecca was named the 2015 Vermont State Teacher of the Year by the Counsel of Chief State School Officers(CCSSO).
Seed the Way is focused primarily on training for PreK-12 public school faculty and staff. The vast majority of clients are engaged with Seed the Way for ongoing trainings, often spanning multiple years. Most school districts and supervisory unions take a comprehensive approach to this work, partnering with Rebecca for faculty and staff trainings at several of their schools, working with their administrative leadership teams, librarians, guidance counselors, teacher leaders and community stakeholders.