Building Student Identity and Agency Dr. Dominique Smith is the Chief of Educational Services and Teacher Relations at Health Sciences High and Middle College (HSHMC) located in San Diego, CA.
Dr. Smith has helped transform HSHMC to become a restorative school with his efforts in building relationships with students and hearing student voice.
His focuses on school wide mind shifts to restorative practices and school equity have taken him across the world to help schools make change.
Dr. Smith has published books with authors Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey, “Better than Carrots and Sticks” and “Building Equity, Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners,” and “Engagement by Design”. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx