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The Inaugural Annual Educational Thought Leaders' Conference

2017 Special Conference Topic: Equity and Excellence in Education

Featuring Dr. Pedro Noguera

Dr. Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences at UCLA and the Director of the Center for the Study of School Transformation. His research has led to over 200 articles and monographs as well as eleven books. He serves on numerous boards and regularly serves as a commentator on television and radio. 

Kean University, Asbury Park School District, and Lee and Low Books invite participants for the free full day conference at the North Avenue Academic Building on the Kean University Union Campus on May 12, 2017. 

On-site check-in for the conference will occur from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The keynote address will commence at 9:00 a.m. During a limited time, participants will have the opportunity to purchase a signed copy of his book. Breakout sessions will occur after lunch (on your own). A formal schedule of conference activities will be provided during on-site check in.

The theme of the Conference will be Equity and Excellence in Education and will feature Dr. Pedro Noguera as the keynote speaker. The conference will explore how leaders in higher education and public schools put theory into practice, in an effort to improve our understanding about education. This sponsored conference is free of charge and will feature experts in the field of teaching and learning and will cover a broad array of topics:

Conference Strands:

  1. Cultural Literacy
  2. Equitable Classrooms
  3. Digital Leadership
  4. Special Education Reforms & Least Restrictive Environment

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