Virtual Conference to Focus on Race in Education

The Summit School Symposium Series and America & MOORE, LLC. are hosting a two-day virtual conference on race and gender in U.S. education on May 7 and 8, 2021.

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

The conference titled, “The Summit on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Building a Community of Cultural and Racial Competence,” will start the evening of May 7.

The book, “The Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys” will be used as a foundation for the summit to show “how to teach diverse populations of students and to build relationships and connections with students who come from diverse backgrounds,” according to the event description.

Speakers include Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., Dr. Marguerite W. Penick, chair of educational leadership and policy at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; race author and educator Ali Michael; Dr. Bettina L. Love, the Athletic Association Endowed Professor at University of Georgia; Dr. Chris Emdin, associate professor in the department of mathematics, science and technology at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Early bird registration will be open until April 16, after which registration will cost $180 for educators.