Lunch & Learn Series

Spring 2018, featuring the CUE Visiting Scholar Series

Urban Preparation: A Critical Race Examination of Young Black Men’s Journeys to and through College
January 25, 2018
Facilitated by Chezare Warren, Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons
Readings for this session: 1) Milner 2) Warren

We Are Still Here: Declarations of Love and Sovereignty in Black Life Under Siege
February 8, 2018
Facilitated by Cynthia Dillard, Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, University of Georgia
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons

Community, Justice and Teacher Education
March 29, 2018
Facilitated by Lynnette Mawhinney, Associate Professor, The College of New Jersey, and Emery Petchauer, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons
Readings for this session: 1) Mawhinney & Petchauer

How Culturally Responsive School Leadership Can Support Audacious Learning in Urban Schools
April 5, 2018
Facilitated by Mark Gooden, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons
Readings for this session: 1) Gooden

 

Fall 2017 Sessions

Activism, Advocacy, and the Pursuit of Educational Change 
Thursday, September 28
Facilitated by Dr. Clyde Wilson Pickett, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion, Community College of Allegheny County
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons

More Than the Black/White Binary: How Asian American male math teachers redefine mathematical success to resist stereotypes of themselves and their Black and Latin students
Thursday, October 19
Facilitated by Kari Kokka, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Department of Instruction and Learning, University of Pittsburgh
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons

Border Crossing Ballers: Black Athletes Navigating Race, Place & Complex Space
Thursday, November 2
Facilitated by Ty-Ron Douglas, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Missouri
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons

I Am Urban: Exploring Black Female Teachers’ Preferences for Urban Public Schools
Thursday, December 7
Facilitated by Abiola Farinde-Wu, Assistant Professor of Urban Educaiton, Department of Leadership in Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons

From the Inside Out: How Schools and Classrooms Structure Students' Outcomes
Thursday, December 14
Facilitated by Sheneka Williams, Assistant Professor of Educational Administration and Policy, University of Georgia
2 - 4 p.m., CUE Commons

Spring 2017 Sessions

I Want To See Real Urban Schools: Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Urban Schooling
Thursday, January 19
Facilitated by Dr. Katrina Bartow Jacobs, Visiting Assistant Professor of Language, Literacy and Culture, Department of Instruction and Learning, University of Pittsburgh
12 - 1:30 p.m., Center for Urban Education Conference Room (Posvar 4118)

Practicioners Talking About Race With Students: One School's Journey
Thursday, February 16
Facilitated by Megan O'Brien, Christie Herring, Diana Gomez and Katie Pohl, in-service teachers, The Falk School
12 - 1:30 p.m., Center for Urban Education Conference Room (Posvar 4118)

Closing the Skills and Opportunity Gap for Urban Students:  Learning from the 'Schools That Can' Experience in Pittsburgh”
Tuesday, March 14
Facilitated by Carol Wooten, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Administrative and Policy Studies; Co-Founder, Propel Schools; Senior Consultant, Schools That Can - Pittsburgh
12 - 1:30 p.m., Center for Urban Education Conference Room (Posvar 4118)

Equity and Student Outcomes Data for Pittsburgh Public Schools
Wednesday, April 5
Facilitated by James Fogarty, Director, A+ Schools
12 - 1:30 p.m., Center for Urban Education Conference Room (Posvar 4118)