Welcome to the Companion Website

This site is intended to enhance your use of Becoming a Multicultural Educator, Second Edition by William A. Howe and Penelope L. Lisi. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material. 

Providing an essential foundation for pre-service and in-service PK-12 educators, this engaging and practical book focuses on essential questions and theoretical concepts about becoming a multicultural educator. Award-winning authors William A. Howe and Penelope L. Lisi bring theory and research to life through numerous activities, exercises, and lesson plans designed to heighten the reader’s cultural awareness, knowledge base, and skill set. Responding to the growing need to increase academic achievement and to prepare teachers to work with diverse populations of students, this text show readers how to incorporate cultural knowledge into more effective classroom practice. The fully updated Second Edition is packed with new activities and exercises to illustrate concepts readers can apply within their own classrooms and school-wide settings.


We gratefully acknowledge William A. Howe and Penelope L. Lisi for writing an excellent text and for reviewing the assets on this site. Special thanks are also due to Maria Gabriel for creating the ancillaries on this site.