Are you interested in helping diversify the teacher workforce and help high school and community college students explore the possibilities of teaching as an act of social justice? Apply to join our team! The IUE is looking for a dynamic educator to help coordinate our teacher pipeline programs!
Institute for Urban Education is readying their students for success. Community leaders Leo Morton and Jerry Reece are leading the campaign to expand the program’s capabilities and ultimately long-term student success.
IUE presents a webinar providing educators with information about Anti-Racist classroom practices, including a brief historical context, information about culturally responsive, culturally relevant and anti-racist teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.
Facilitators: Dr. Brad Poos and Jennifer Fergerson, Institute for Urban Education at UMKC
Panelists: Kirsten Brown, Crossroads Academy Charter School; Susana Elizarraraz, Latinx Education Collaborative; Chaur Jacobson, Turner High School; La’Shawna Wilson, West Park Elementary, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
Donna Davis, Ph.D., a professor in the UMKC School of Education, Kansas City filmmaker team up to show experiences and emotions of students, teachers, families. How are the students, teachers and parents of the “Class of COVID-19” reacting to their new reality?
Keichanda Dees-Burnett grew up at UMKC. From an active undergraduate majoring in communications studies, to a graduate student in higher education administration, to the director of Multicultural Student Affairs and co-interim dean of students, the Kansas City native is a key source of support for minority students on campus.