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Professional Development Session: Bridging the Achievement Gap in Charter Schools

Teaching for Social Justice: Charter School Perspectives

Join fellow charter school educators and expert scholars for a series of workshops planned by teachers, for teachers. Gain practical professional development experience and network with other charter teachers.

Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011
Bridging the Achievement Gap in Charter Schools

Invited Speakers:

* Bob Moses: Founder, the Algebra Project; author, Radical Equations: Math, Literacy and Civil Rights; Field Secretary of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and Director of SNCC’s Mississippi Freedom Summer Project
* Pedro Noguera: Trustee, State University of New York; Board Chair, SUNY Board Committee on Charter Schools; Professor of Education and Sociology, New York University; author of several books, including Closing the Achievement Gap in Our Nation’s Schools
* Sheila Evans-Tranumn: former Associate Commissioner, New York State Education Department; Chief Executive, UFT Charter School

Workshop Sessions:

* Algebra Project
* Supporting English Language Learners for Academic Achievement
* Gender Achievement Issues: Reaching and Teaching African-American and Latino Male Youth

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