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Disrupting Racial and Ethnic Inequities in Urban and Rural Special Education

Event Information

Location: 
Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Dates: 
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020 to Friday, Jul. 31, 2020

Distinguished Professor Donna Y. Ford of the College of Education and Human Ecology convenes a three-day conference to address the challenges, initiate discussion and seek change and accountability around equity in special education for culturally different student groups in urban and rural education settings.


Who should attend?

  • School teachers
  • School administrators
  • Higher education faculty
  • Graduate and undergraduate students

CEUs are granted for participation. Contact Tami Augustine for details.

 

Speakers

 

 

 

 

Symposium Schedule

July 29, 2020

1 p.m.Registration
2 p.m.Opening Ceremony
3:15 p.m.Keynote Speaker – J. Luke Wood
4:30 p.m.Closing Remarks

July 30, 2020

9 a.m.Continental Breakfast
10 a.m.Keynote Speaker – Christopher Edmin
11:15 a.m.Break
11:30 a.m.

Superintendent-in-Residence Panel – Hosted by Jamal E. Watson with Marie Ward (Fairfield County Educational Service Center), John Marschhausen (Hilliard City Schools), Talisa Dixon (Columbus City Schools)

12:45 p.m.Lunch
2 p.m.Featured Speaker – T.K. Daniel
3:15 p.m.Deans Panel – Don Pope-Davis (Ohio State), Donald Easton-Brooks (University of Nevada, Reno), Marvin Lynn (Portland State University)
4:30 p.m.Closing Remarks
5:15 p.m.Columbus Bus Tour – optional

July 31, 2020

9 a.m.Continental Breakfast
10 a.m.Keynote Speaker – Ivory Toldson
11:15 a.m.Break
11:30 a.m.Featured Speaker – Edward Fletcher, Jr.
12:45 a.m.Lunch and Gifted and Talented Education Panel – Keisha Fletcher-Bates, Colleen Boyle, Kirsten Smith
2 p.m.Featured Speaker – TBA
3:15-4 p.m.Closing Ceremony
 

Cost

  • Faculty - $150
     
  • School teachers/administrators - $100
     
  • Students - $50

Registration

  • Limited to 300 attendees
  • Includes continental breakfast and lunch, July 30 and 31
  • Deadline to register: July 8

Secure your place

 

Event Info

Dates: July 29-31, 2020
Parking: Free