MACTE Fall 2021 Virtual Conference

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Congratulations on your successful registration for the MACTE, MAECTE, COMTEC Virtual Conference on April 16-17, 2021. You will receive an email 24-48 hours prior to the conference with the details on how to log into the MACTE Conference Website. This link will house additional program materials and zoom links for the sessions. In the meantime, to review the schedule of events and abstracts for the presentations, please see visit our program on the MACTE website: http://www.macte.info/

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Congratulations on your successful registration for the MACTE, MAECTE, COMTEC Virtual Conference on April 16-17, 2021. You will receive an email 24-48 hours prior to the conference with the details on how to log into the MACTE Conference Website. This link will house additional program materials and zoom links for the sessions. In the meantime, to review the schedule of events and abstracts for the presentations, please see visit our program on the MACTE website: http://www.macte.info/
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Join us for the Fall 2021 Virtual Conference of MACTE, MAECTE, and COMTEC featuring a keynotes by Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters.

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We invite you to register for Fall 2021 Virtual Conference on Friday, November 5, 2021 . The Fall 2021 Conference theme is Advocacy and Action: Reimagining, Reshaping, and Revolutionizing Educator Preparation. It is designed to leverage work from the spring conference on the critical topics of equity, diversity and inclusion. The conference is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Friday. Each day will consist of a keynote address followed by three breakout sessions and an update from our colleagues at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters

Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters is a former Professor of Education at Illinois State University in the College of Education with faculty affiliation in Women & Gender Studies, African American Studies, and Ethnic Studies. She is also the Founder of Planet Venus and creator of the Write Like A Scholar program.

Dr. Evans-Winters researches and teaches in the areas of social and cultural foundations of education, Black feminist thought, critical race theory, educational policy, and qualitative inquiry. With years of experience as a psychotherapist and a certified clinical trauma professional, Dr. Evans-Winters embraces resilience-building practices throughout her work. She is also a licensed school social worker and youth advocate with experience serving in South Africa and West Africa and participating in critical pedagogue (Paulo Freire) institutes across Europe, including Malta, Greece, and Spain.

As an activist scholar, her life work consists of documenting the lived experiences of girls and women and "bearing witness" to the struggles and resilience of  youth of color in the United States and abroad. This President Obama White House invitee to a "Special Convening on Research on Women and Girls", published the second edition of her book "Teaching Black Girls: Resiliency in Urban Classrooms" in 2011, which discusses the intersections of race, class, and gender in educational research, policy, and praxis. Recently, Dr. Evans-Winters was an invited presenter and moderator at the United States of Women (USOW) Summit along with the former first lady Michelle Obama and other women social justice activists. Dr. Evans-Winters has been acknowledged as "100 Black Queens of Chicago" for her philanthropic work, and she was recognized by the Rastafarian Council of Chicago for her international service to women and girls (Hence, the title, Empress Dr. V). 

Dr. Evans-Winters is the author or co-author of several academic articles, book chapters, and books, including "(Re)Teaching Trayvon: Education for Racial Justice and Human Freedom" and "Black Feminism in Education: Black Women Speak Back, Up, and Out."

Conference Schedule

The conference is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Friday. The day will consist of a keynote address followed by three breakout sessions and an update from our colleagues at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Please visit the MACTE website for more information about the scheduled speakers and sessions as the conference date draws near!

Virtual Conference Access

The fall conference will be held through Zoom. After you complete the registration process, you will automatically receive a confirmation communication via email from Eventbrite. Before the conference , MACTE will circulate presentation information and details on how to access the conference through the MACTE website, which will be password-protected.

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