JUNE 2: Networking in Higher Education Conference, "Building Bridges for a Better Tomorrow"
Eighth Biennial Conference
Conference Theme: "Leaders of Tomorrow: Inspiring Hope, Optimism and Resilience"
Friday, June 2, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Millennium Hotel-Buffalo (directions)
2040 Walden Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14225
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Gloria Ladson-Billings Gloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor in Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and is Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the President-Elect of the National Academy of Education. She was the 2005--2006 president of the American Educational Research Association. Ladson-Billings’ research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates Critical Race Theory applications to education.
Ladson-Billings is the author of the critically acclaimed books, The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children, Crossing over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms, and Beyond the Big House: African American Educators on Teacher Education. She is editor of 6 other books and author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. She is the former editor of the American Educational Research Journal and a member of several editorial boards. Her work has won numerous scholarly awards, including the H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, Spencer Post-doctoral Fellowship, and the Palmer O. Johnson outstanding research award. During the 2003--2004 academic year she was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California. In fall 2004 she received the George and Louise Spindler Award from the Council on Anthropology and Education for significant and ongoing contributions to the field of educational anthropology. She holds honorary degrees from Umeå University (Umeå Sweden), University of Massachusetts-Lowell, and the University of Alicante (Alicante, Spain).
|Friday, June 2, 2017|
|8:00 a.m to 8:45 a.m.||
Check-In / Continental Breakfast
|8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.||
Dr. Bonita R. Durand, Chief of Staff Buffalo State College
|9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.||
Plenary - Leaders of Tomorrow: Inspiring Hope, Optimism, and Resilience
Dr. Fenice Boyd, Associate Professor, Learning and Instruction University at Buffalo
Dr. Kriner Cash, Superintendent Buffalo Public Schools
Byron Brown III, Mayor Buffalo
Rev. Mark E. Blue, President, NAACP Buffalo Chapter
Registration Fees and Deadlines
Regular Registration Fee (postmarked by 5/12/17)
$115.00 per person Professionals Registration
$55.00 per person Students
$55.00 per person Lunch/Keynote Only
Late Registration Fee (postmarked after 5/12/17)
$135.00 per person Late Registration
Cancellation and Refund Policy
To cancel your registration, contact Kevin Ragland at email@example.com. Cancellations must be made by May 5, 2017, to receive a refund less $25.00 cancellation fee.
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