Equity in Education: Creating Voice and Choice for Social Justice

School of Education Conference

April 8th, 2017 at the East Academic Building

Webster University Webster Groves Campus, East Academic Building 535 Garden Avenue 63119

Webster University is proud to host our annual School of Education conference on April 8th, 2017 at the East Academic Building.  This year our conference theme is Equity in Education: Creating Voice and Choice for Social Justice. Our keynote presentation, Rac(e)ing to Class: We are in this Together!, will be delivered by Dr. H. Richard Milner IV. 

The conference is intended for current and future school professionals and interested community members.  Admission is $35 for the conference and lunch ($10 for Webster University faculty, staff, students, and alumni). Please come prepared for a day of enrichment and collaboration. For more information, please contact Dr. Thomas Cornell at thomascornell28@webster.edu.

 

Keynote Information

Keynote: Dr. H. Richard Milner IV

"Rac(e)ing to Class: We are in this Together!"

Dr. H. Richard Milner IV is the Helen Faison Professor of Urban Education at The University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Director at the Center for Urban Education and the Editor-in-Chief for Urban Education. Dr. Milner recently published a book titled, Rac(e)ing to class: Confronting poverty and race in schools and classrooms, by Harvard Education Press. He received the John Dewey Society Outstanding Achievement Award in 2016, and has won many awards in educational research from the American Educational Research Association and various academic organizations in the past. His masterpiece, Start where you are but don’t stay there: Understanding diversity, opportunity gaps, and teaching in today’s classrooms, published by Harvard Education Press, won two major research awards. He has authored and co-authored more than 75 journal articles and book chapters.


Conference Schedule

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Keynote Address
  • Panel Discussion
  • Morning Sessions
  • Lunch (Included)
  • Afternoon Sessions
  • Alumni Reception 

 

Registration Information

Conference registration is $35 and includes lunch ($10 for Webster University faculty, staff, students and alumni). 

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