Hosted by the College of Education at UT Austin
The conference will be held on April 8th, 2017.
This conference is being held to offer our alumni the chance to network and provide tools to become more knowledgeable and powerful in the field of education. This is a free event, but you must RSVP in order to attend.
- Professional development credit (8 CPE hours).
- Networking opportunities.
- Sessions for primary, upper, and secondary grade-level teachers.
- Keynote speakers: Katherine Bomer and Dr. Anthony Brown
- Discussion themes include: literacy, ESL/BIL, Social Studies, STEM, social justice, SEL and more!
Registration for the conference and coffee begin on Saturday, April 8, 7:45-8:15. The conference begins at 8:15 am and ends at 5:00 pm in SZB 296.
Keynote speakers are nationally acclaimed author and speaker Katherine Bomer, author of The Journey is Everything: Teaching Essays that Students Want to Write for People Who Want to Read Them, Hidden Gems: Naming and Teaching from the Brilliance in Every Student’s Writing; and For a Better World: Reading and Writing for Social Action and award-winning researcher and teacher, Dr. Anthony Brown, author of Black Intellectual Thought in Education: The Missing Traditions of Anna Julia Cooper, Carter G. Woodson, and Alain LeRoy Locke and Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum: Communities of Color and Official Knowledge in Education.
Speakers will be joined by UT College of Education faculty and instrucors in breakout sessions throughout the day.
Registrants will be notified via email prior to the conference with an interest survey and additional details.
- Sanchez Building and UTC, next door