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Northwest Teaching for Social Justice 6th Annual Conference


Northwest Teaching for Social Justice

6th Annual Conference

October 19, 2013

Keynote: Curtis Acosta

Teacher fighting to keep Tucson’s banned Mexican American Studies Program

8AM to 4:30 PM

Chief Sealth International HS, Seattle, WA

Special Guest: Dave Rivocs

Amy Goodman says, “David Rovics is the musical version of Democracy Now!”

2013 Sample Workshops:

Northwest Public Education in the Age of School Reform

Co-opting the Hidden Curriculum to Improve Social Justice in Elementary Math

Strength for the Journey: Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Teachers of Color in Schools

Scrap the MAP: How to Boycott a Standardized Test

Using Greed as a Weapon: A Role Play on U.S. Imperialism in Iraq

Latinos in Action: How Service Can Create Positive Change

Troubadour: Teaching People’s History Through Music

Talking with Children About Race

LGBTQ Inclusive Sex Ed

Revival of the Strike

OVER 60 Workshops & Three Special Sessions

Register Online Now:

Lunch included. $30.00, $5.00 students

For more information, contact

No one will be turned away for inability to pay; please let us know in advance if you need assistance.

Hosted by: Puget Sound Rethinking Schools, Portland Area Rethinking Schools,

Oregon Save Our Schools, Seattle Area Social Equality Educators, Portland Area Social Equality Educators, Oregon Writing Project at Lewis & Clark College, and Rethinking Schools magazine.


Posted by Dora Taylor

2 comments on “Northwest Teaching for Social Justice 6th Annual Conference

  1. Amy Levengood
    September 30, 2013

    Is this event open to all, or just teachers?

    • seattleducation2011
      September 30, 2013

      This event is open to teachers, parents, students and other concerned citizens.


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