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Aug. 10-12: Current And Aspiring Teachers Of Color and American Indian Teachers Conference
Headed in August to Metro State University In
Minnesota deliver a conference keynote and engage in a series of conversations with an array of folks there. Many Thanks to both Dean René Antrop-Gonzalez and The Coalition to Increase Teachers of
Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota for inviting me. I am very honored!
forward to having a robust community conversation on how to improve the
representation of teachers of color and American Indian Teachers in K-12 schools
in the Minneapolis area.
The Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota is hosting their summer 2016 conference at Metropolitan State. The conference begins at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Saint Paul Campus, continues 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11 and ends on Aug. 12 with panel discussions from 8:30 a.m. until noon.
This conference honors the lived experiences and local knowledge of teachers of color and American Indian teachers by creating a safe and welcoming space in which current and future teachers are the primary participants. A core group of diverse coalition educators are planning the conference to include a series of general sessions and breakout sessions that seek to inspire, affirm, inform and energize. Participants are able to build power networks, develop legislative proposals and create action plans that remove barriers and transform state policy and local institutions to retain and increase teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota.
There is no registration fee butregistration is requiredas space is limited to the first 300 people. Grant funding is available to support lodging and mileage expenses for those traveling from greater Minnesota. Learn more about the conference at thecoalition websiteorFacebook page.