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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Leading Courageously for Racial Equity Conference

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/racialequityconf.html

Racial Equity”

The Department of Educational Leadership at Minnesota State University, Mankato has a big idea for education. Committed to positively affecting the achievement gap and students of color, our annual conference “Leading Courageously for Racial Equity” makes time for courageous conversations about race and educational equity. Nationally recognized leaders share their insight, experience and strategies to elevate education for all students. Make time to join us and participate in this important mission.

Date & Time:
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Location:
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato at Edina
    7700 France Avenue, Edina, Minnesota

Schedule
Print Workshop Schedule
Time Session/Location/ Group 1 Session/Location/ Group 2
7:30 – 8:30 7700 France Lobby – Near north elevators
8:30 – 8:50 Welcome Dr. Bernadeia Johnson/Groups 1 & 2/First Floor Training Room
9:00 – 11:45 (All of Group 1) ""Race-ing to Readiness: Creating school environments that foster all students’ aspiration for and success in college and careers"
Luis Versalles and Tony Hudson
First Floor Training Room
9:00 – 10:15 (Half of Group 2) Breakout Session #1 “Challenges and Opportunities: Engaging Somali-American students and their families with equity”
Abdikadir Ibrahm
Room 340
9:00 – 10:15 (Half of Group 2) Breakout Session #2 “Lessons from the Saint Paul Public Schools’ Asian Affinity Group: Leveraging district-university partnerships to make the invisible visible”
Bic Ngo, Ph.D. and Silvy Un, Ph.D.
Room 344
10:30 – 12:00(Half of Group 2) Breakout Session #3 “Living the Work: Decolonization from the inside out”
Chelsea Mead, Ph.D. and Jackie Probst
Room 340
10:30 – 12:00 (Half of Group 2) Breakout Session #4 “Help Me, I Haven't Done Anything Wrong: A journey towards deeper learning, education equity and social/racial justice”
Tony Simmons
Room 344
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Groups 1 and 2 Lobby of D’Brians
1:00 – 4:00 1:00 – 2:15 (Half of Group 1) Breakout Session #1 Breakout Session #1 “Challenges and Opportunities: Engaging Somali-American students and their families with equity”
Abdikadir Ibrahm
Room 340
(All of Group 2) "Race-ing to Readiness: Creating school environments that foster all students’ aspiration for and success in college and careers"
Luis Versalles and Tony Hudson
First Floor Training Room
1:00 – 2:15 (Half of Group 1) Breakout Session #2 “Lessons from the Saint Paul Public Schools’ Asian Affinity Group: Leveraging district-university partnerships to make the invisible visible”
Bic Ngo, Ph.D. and Silvy Un, Ph.D.
Room 344
2:30 – 4:00 (Half of Group 1) Breakout session #3 “Living the Work: Decolonization from the inside out”
Chelsea Mead, Ph.D. and Jackie Probst
Room 340
2:30 – 4:00 (Half of Group 1) Breakout Session #4 “Help Me, I Haven't Done Anything Wrong: A journey towards deeper learning, education equity and social/racial justice”
Tony Simmons
Room 344

Questions: If you have questions about the training or how to register, contact Continuing Education & Professional Development at 507-389-1094, or 1-800-311-3142, or  cepd@mnsu.edu