Diversity Council Educators’ Conference “Closing the Opportunity Gap”

Diversity Council Educators’ Conference

Richard Milner IV, Ph.D., director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh, is committed to research, teaching and policy concerning urban education, teacher education, African American literature and the sociology of education. He is the best-selling author of Start Where You Are But Don’t Stay ThereUnderstanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms (2010) and Rac(e)ing to Class: Confronting Poverty and Race in Schools (2015).

Dwanna Nicole, senior policy advocate for Advancement Project, will provide educators with a toolkit of strategies designed to strengthen safe and supportive schools, address conflicts, improve school climate, and build a positive school culture to which students can connect.

Educators' Conference pic

Pictured from left to right: Janice Kroposky, director Holocaust Resource Center and Diversity Council, Dr. Jeff Toney, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Anthony Pittman, Dean of College of Education, Dr. H. Richard Milner, keynote speaker, Ms. Dwanna Nicole, Advancement Project, Mr. Colin Hogan, President Diversity Council. Photo credit: Kean University

Dwanna Nicole

Ms. Dwanna Nicole of the Advancement Project presents on Restorative Justice. Photo Credit: Kean University


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