Jul. 9th-27th: NEH Summer Institute on the Civil Rights Movement
Teaching for Change is proud to partner with a team of scholars, veterans, and educators from Duke University, SNCC Legacy Project, and Tougaloo College on an NEH Teacher Summer Institute: The Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Perspectives from 1940-1980.
Middle and high school teachers are invited to apply by March 1, 2018 for this 3-week summer institute with SNCC veterans, leading historians, and a powerful team of fellow teachers. The institute will take place at Duke University July 9-27. Participants will receive a stipend of $2,700.
May 30th: Black Mental Health Alliance Awards Ceremony & Reception
April 21st: Building Brave Spaces (CCON Summit 2018)
CCON is hosting a half-day interactive and action-oriented Summit called Building Brave Space for Undocumented Students. The purpose is to build more inclusive practices and policies to support undocumented students at the college level throughout the DMV area. While the focus is on the college level, the material is relevant to anyone who works with the undocumented population and it is important that K-12 educators are present. Participants may register for this free workshop here.
Sep. 28th (& other dates): Race, Equity, and Family Engagement Seminar Series
The Tellin’ Stories Race, Equity, and Family Engagement Seminar Series prepares participants to apply an asset-based lens to family engagement that is grounded in popular education, community organizing, racial equity, and effective practices in family engagement. Participants will:
- Learn, share, and develop strategies, tools, and approaches to effectively engage families at their schools.
- Examine how race, class, and equity impact family engagement and their own practices as educators.
- Be prepared to be leaders and advocates for family engagement in their schools.
Workshops will take place on the following Thursdays from 8:45am-12:30pm: September 28, October 12, November 16, January 25, March 15, and May 17. Cost is $300. Learn more and apply by September 13th