Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, Alumni Hall (4227 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206), 4-6 p.m. – Followed by a reception 6-7 p.m. This talk will explore educational inequality and trends related to inequality in U.S. society, focusing in particular on inequality in relation to race. Dr. Nasir will also explore both the ideology of structural racial […]
Monday, September 23, 2019 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm O’Reilly Theater, Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA An event to honor the Pittsburgh region’s educators As a new school year begins, join the Grable Foundation for an evening of joyfulness honoring the wonderful educators of the Pittsburgh region. More details coming soon! Click here for more.
Fri, August 16, 2019 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM EDT Map Academy 11 Resnik Road Plymouth, MA 02360 United States You see necessary change—they see disruption. You say outdated—they say tradition. How can you bring your community together to support positive change in education? Many traditional features of our school systems such as school schedules, […]
Thu, April 25, 2019 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM EDT Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- East Liberty Branch 130 S Whitfield St, Room C Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Artificial intelligence and algorithms are automating many aspects of our lives. Engaged citizens and civic organizations are seeking to rebalance power. People have increasing access to tools and insights […]
Thursday, March 21, 2019 4-6 p.m. O’Hara Student Center Ballroom | 4042 O’Hara Street Presented by H. Samy Alim, Ph.D. Presenting data collected over the past 20 years, this talk will highlight how we can disrupt White cultural and linguistic hegemony by developing new paradigms for the study of language, race, and culture in education. Dr. […]
Thursday, Feb. 28th, 4-5:30 p.m. CUE Commons (4303 Posvar Hall) Speaker: Joseph Derrick Nelson, Ph.D. Cosponsored by Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Program, the School of Education, and the Center for Urban Education This presentation challenges deficit-oriented perspectives of Black boys and disuses evidence-based “relational teaching strategies,” which are designed to both facilitate positive learning […]
Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC Fall 2018 Speaker Series Education is Not Enough to Close the Racial Wealth Gap Danyelle Solomon, PhD, Introduced by Randall Walsh, PhD Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 pm in the Cathedral of Learning Q&A to follow Click here to learn more.
The Pittsburgh Pirates along with Steel Smiling invite you to join us for Steel Smiling Day at PNC Park as the Pirates take on the Milwaukee Brewers! Steel Smiling bridges the gap between community members and mental health support through education, advocacy and awareness. Our vision is to connect every resident in the region to […]
August 17th-18th Historically, education has been seen as a ‘one size fits all’ system for students. Research shows this is not the case with Black students. Whether considering a child’s home life or integrating a learning strategy to enhance student engagement, it is essential to hone in on the ways in which educators interact with […]
Thursday June 14, 2018 Trust Arts Education Center 805/807 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222 9:00AM – 3:30PM Cost: $14.00 Breakfast and lunch is included ACT 48 hours available