Highline Community College
April 28th, 2012
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
With Keynote Speaker Wayne Au, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor of Secondary Social Studies Education at the University of Washington, Bothell
- Co-Editor, Rethinking Schools
- Author: Unequal by Design: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of Inequality (Routledge, 2009).
TOPIC: Why Hip-hop? Dilemmas in Bridging Youth Culture and the Classroom.
This education conference is for future teachers: pre-service teachers looking to increase their understanding of how to effectively work in today’s diverse classrooms AND people of color interested in finding out if careers in education are for them. Both groups will participate in informative workshop sessions that highlight major issues impacting today’s schools. Workshops on cultural competence, state requirements, job placements, funding, and many more will be available to conference participants.
For additional information and the registration form, go to Teaching Equity.