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Monday, February 19, 2018

SAVE THE DATE—Historic UT-AISD Summit, Friday, March 2, 2018, 5-8:30PM

Open to the Public
 
This history-making, UT-AISD Ethnic Studies Summit is taking place on Friday, March 2, 2018, from 5-8:30PM, dinner reception included.  Please click here to RSVPOpen to the public, this program aims to inform the community at UT about the first year of the Ethnic Studies roll out in AISD. Ethnic Studies is currently taught in 8 AISD schools and is already showing promising results to which this summit shall speak.

This summit seeks to provide a unique opportunity for Ethnic Studies faculty and students at UT to hear from AISD staff, faculty, and students on their experiences this year with implementing this novel program that plans to extend to all AISD high schools by 2018-19.


Event Details [link to Facebook event page here; and download flyer here]:
 
Where: Gordon-White Building, Multi-Purpose Room (GWB 2.206) | UT Austin 
When: Friday, March 2, 2018, 5:00-8:30pm
          Event hashtag: #UTAISD2018

Acknowledgements:
The Texas Center for Education Policy (TCEP) at the University of Texas at Austin is very grateful to the following event co-sponsors:

Austin Independent School District (AISD)
Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS)
Latino Research Initiative (LRI)
Department of Mexican American and Latino Studies (MALS)
Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS)
Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS)
Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA)

Special thanks to Lizbeth Lynch in Education Policy and Planning, Sandra Telles Rojas, my Graduate Assistant, and CMAS Operations Manager, Alberto Gonzalez and MALS Events Coordinator Luis V. Guevara for logistical support.


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