Institute on Best Teaching Practices for Equity, Poverty, and Diversity

Description:

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Dr. Chris Edmin
Associate Professor at Columbia University and author of the New York Times bestselling book, For White
Folks Who Teach in the Hood … and the Rest of Y’all Too

Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson
Licensed Clinical Social Worker focusing on effective trauma informed treatment practices and challenges for
children who reside in poverty or crisis

TOPICS

  • Promoting & honoring diversity
    Equity practices to promote high expectations for student learning
  • Responding to students’ emotional and social needs
  • Supporting economically disadvantaged students
  • Effective instruction for English learners
  • Learning from students
  • Many more

Early Registration by Oct. 15: $95 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)
After Oct. 15: $115 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)
Presenter rate: $30

Sponsored by
Harrisonburg City Public Schools, James Madison University’s College of Education, and a coalition of Virginia city school systems

Date(s):
11/9/2017 8:30 AM - 11/9/2017 4:00 PM
Location(s):
James Madison University’s Festival Conference Center
1301 Carrier Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Contact Harrisonburg Hampton Inn - University to receive block hotel rate of $99/night: (540) 432-1111
Contact(s):
Lisa Knupp
(540) 437-3321
lknupp@harrisonburg.k12.va.us
Attachment(s):
Equity Institute.pdf
Tag(s): Curriculum/Instructional Methods English Language Learners (ELL)/English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructional Strategies Professional Development Professional Resources Social/Emotional