The CUE Summer Educator Forum

June 23, 2016 - 9:00am to June 24, 2016 - 4:00pm

Culturally Responsive Education: Taking the Next Step

The CUE Summer Educator Forum (CUESEF) is a professional learning experience designed for math and ELA educators of students in grades 6 – 12. This dynamic forum will strengthen educators' skills for culturally relevant and responsive instructional practices in math and ELA, and will feature workshops with experts in both fields. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Light breakfast, lunch and complimentary books will be provided for all participating educators.

Register today!

For more information, contact cue@pitt.edu.

Speakers


Dr. David Kirkland, Associate Professor, English Education, New York University
Keynote speaker David Kirkland is an educator, author and cultural critic who serves as the executive director of the NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on the Equity and the Transformation of Schools. He has organized youth empowerment and mentoring programs in Detroit, Chicago, and New York City, and has published work analyzing cultures, languages, and texts of urban youth using critical literary, ethnographic and sociolinguistic research methods to address questions of equity and social justice in education. He is the author of "Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men." 


Dr. David Stinson, Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education at Georgia State University
David Stinson’s research interests include critical postmodern theory and identity, specifically exploring how mathematics teachers, educators and researchers can incorporate the philosophical underpinnings of critical postmodern theory into pedagogical practices and research methods. He also examines how students who exist outside the White, Christian, heterosexual male bourgeois privilege accommodate, reconfigure or resist society’s hegemonic discourses, specifically those found in the mathematics classroom. He is the author of "Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice."

 

Schedule of events coming soon.

Location and Address

Benedum Hall
University of Pittsburgh
3700 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213