Elaine P. Witty Symposium

November 11-12, 2016witty-logo-2016b

Norfolk State University — Bozeman Education Building

The Sociocultural Realities of Today’s Students

A CONFERENCE FOR:

  • PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS
  • IN-SERVICE TEACHERS
  • P-12 ADMINISTRATORS
  • COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS
  • UNIVERSITY FACULTY/ADMINISTRATORS

Friday, November 11 @ 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Poster Session and Guest Panel Discussion: How Poverty Impacts Student Achievement

Saturday, November 12 @ 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

All Symposium Events Scheduled at the Bozeman Education Building

Keynote Speaker:

Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D.

Dr. Donna Ford, Professor of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University and the 2013 Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professor.    She is the author of In Search of the Dream:  Designing Schools and Classrooms that Work for High Potential Students from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds and Recruiting and Retaining Culturally Different Students in Gifted Education.

Luncheon Speaker:

Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy

Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy, Associate Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at the City College of New York.  Dr. Lewis-McCoy is the author of Inequality in the Promised Land.

REGISTER TODAY! Registration Deadline, November 4, 2016

For more information or to register, call Ms. Velma Naylor at 757.823.8886 or email at vgnaylor@nsu.edu. Visit https://www.nsu.edu/education/wittyindex for details.

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