2020 Professional Development Academy

Presented by the University of Wisconsin System Institute for Urban Education and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education. The conference was open to registered attendees at no cost.

To view videos from the 2020 Professional Development Academy, visit the UW System Institute for Urban Education YouTube webpage.

Conference Program

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Education in the 21st Century
August 3rd – August 7th, 2020
Online Zoom Conference

Monday, August 3, 2020: 2:30 – 4:00  pm
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings – “Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the Midst of Two Pandemics”
Tuesday, August 4, 2020: 2:30 – 4:00  pm
Parent and Student Panel – “What to Know Before You Teach”

Wednesday, August 5, 2020: 2:30 – 4:00  pm
Andre Bennett – “Unidentified Bias and its Impact on Students”

Thursday, August 6, 2020: 2:30 – 4:00  pm
Denise Ross – “Reframing Academic Excellence”

Friday, August 7, 2020: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Reggie Jackson – “Hidden Impact of Segregation: A History of Segregated Schools”

For more information, visit the 2020 Professional Development Academy webpage.

For questions about the 2020 Professional Development Academy, contact iue-info@uwm.edu.