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The Adelaide Sanford Institute is pleased to invite you to our first Speakers Forum. The Speakers Forum is designed to bring pertinent information to all those who are concerned with the education of students of African Descent. We encourage school teams to attend. This first forum is FREE but requires pre-registration. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Geneva Gay, is a nationally recognized author, educator, and expert on culturally responsive teaching.
Make sure you join us if you are seeking information on:
developing a culturally responsive knowledge base;
restructuring educator attitudes and beliefs about cultural, ethnic,and racial diversity;
overcoming resistance to cultural diversity in teacher education and classroom instruction;
centering culture and difference in the teaching process; and
establishing pedagogical connections between culturally responsive teaching and subjects and skills routinely taught in schools.
Geneva Gay is Professor of Education at the University of Washington-Seattle where she teaches multicultural education and general curriculum theory. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award, presented by the Committee on the Role and Status of Minorities in Educational Research and Development of the American Educational Research Association; the first Multicultural Educator Award presented by the National Association of Multicultural Education; the 2004 W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecturer Award presented by the Special Interest Group on Research Focus on Black Education of the American Educational Research Association; and the 2006 Mary Anne Raywid Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Field of Education, presented by the Society of Professors of Education. She is nationally and internationally known for her scholarship in multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, staff development, classroom instruction, and intersections of culture, race, ethnicity, teaching, and learning. Culturally Responsive Teaching received the 2001 Outstanding Writing Award from the American Asociation of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).
Date and Time
Edison O. Jackson Auditorium, AB1 Health & Science Building
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1638 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NEW YORK 11225