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: Calendar: 2012 SOE Urban Education and Community Forum
2012 SOE Urban Education and Community Forum
4/5/2012 5:00 PM
4/5/2012 6:30 PM
The UMKC School of Education presents the 2012 Urban Education and Community Forum on April 5th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Kauffman Foundation (4801 Rockhill Road). You are invited to join us! While the event is free and open to the public, reservations are requested and may be made through the form below or by calling 816-235-2963 (Relay Missouri 1-800-735-2966 TTY). Reservation deadline: March 29. If you are a faculty member, please identify the number of students you also may be bringing.
"What it takes for effective urban education: Improving achievement through culturally responsive teaching"
Featuring Geneva Gay, Ph.D.
Geneva Gay is professor of Education at the University of Washington-Seattle where she teaches multicultural education and general curriculum theory. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award, presented by the Committee on the Role and Status of Minorities in Educational Research and Development of the American Educational Research Association; the first Multicultural Educator Award presented by the National Association of Multicultural Education; the 2004 W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecturer Award presented by the Special Interest Group on Research Focus on Black Education of the American Educational Research Association; and the 2006 Mary Anne Raywid Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Field of Education, presented by the Society of Professors of Education. She is nationally and internationally known for her scholarship in multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, staff development, classroom instruction, and intersections of culture, race, ethnicity, teaching, and learning.
Dr. Gay's writings include numerous articles and book chapters, including A Synthesis of Scholarship in Multicultural Education; the co-editorship of Expressively Black: The Cultural Basis of Ethnic Identity (Praeger, 1987); author of At the Essence of Learning: Multicultural Education (Kappa Delta Pi, 1994), and Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Practice, & Research (Teachers College Press, 2000); and editor of Becoming Multicultural Educators: Personal Journey Toward Professional Agency (Jossey-Bass, 2003). Culturally Responsive Teaching received the 2001 Outstanding Writing Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). She also is a member of the authorship team of the Scott Foresman New Elementary Social Studies Series.