How do you address the sensitive yet important issue of racism in America with your students? Learn tips on how to successfully lead courageous conversations in your classroom. Hear from Dr. Tyrone Howard, Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research examines equity, culture, race, teaching, and learning. He has published numerous books and articles on topics related to instruction, most recently Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools.
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers and school and district leaders of the middle and high school levels.
About the Presenter
Dr. Tyrone C. Howard is Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. Dr. Howard is also the inaugural director of the new UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families, which is a campuswide consortium examining academic, mental health, and social-emotional experiences and challenges for California’s most vulnerable youth populations. He is also the former associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion. Dr. Howard’s research examines culture, race, teaching, and learning. Dr. Howard is also the director and founder of the Black Male Institute at UCLA, which is an interdisciplinary cadre of scholars, practitioners, community members, and policy makers dedicated to examining the nexus of race, class, and gender of school-age youth. In 2016, he was listed by Education Week as one of the 50 most influential scholars in the nation informing educational policy, practice, and reform.