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Education @ the Schomburg: The NYC DOE’s DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS and the EMPOWERING BOYS INITIATIVE presents the 2013 CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP SERIES: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy – Race, Practice and the Achievement Gap

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November 26, 2012

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

The NYC DOE’s DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS and the EMPOWERING BOYS INITIATIVE presents the 2013 CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP SERIES: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy – Race, Practice and the Achievement Gap

 

Introduction by Dr. Dorita Gibson – Deputy Chancellor for the Division of Equity and Access

Moderated by Rubain J. Dorancy, Esq. Deputy Cluster Leader for Student Support Services

 

Panel Speakers:

Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz - Assistant Professor of English Education at Teachers College

Dr. Darrell Hucks - Assistant Professor of Elementary Education at KeeneState College

Dr. Suzanne C. Carothers -Professor in the SteinhardtSchool of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning at New YorkUniversity

Ms. Cynthia R. Copeland - adjunct instructor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University. 

 

Pre-registration is required at: https://s.zoomerang.com/s/cag2013schomburg

 

The Closing the Achievement Gap (CAG) is a speaker series and learning program sponsored by NYCDOE Division of Equity and Access and derives from the Empowering Boys Initiative (EBI).  The series is a component of the NYCDOE’s Empowering Boys Initiative and focuses on closing the achievement gap in Black and Latino male students by supporting schools through the identification, development and promotion of innovative and culturally competent support systems.  This year’s theme will be Culturally Relevant Pedagogy – Race, Practice and the Achievement Gap. These sessions will be used to demonstrate the importance of utilizing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy as a tool that can aide in closing the achievement gap by connecting cultural responsive awareness to students’ academic and social achievement. For more information, contact Nicole Yarde at eb@schools.nyc.gov.

 

This program is presented in conjunction with Education @ the Schomburg’s Teacher Education Programs.  For more information about the Schomburg’s Educational Offerings, including teacher events, school programs, and class visits, contact schomburged@nypl.org.

 

 

 

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