Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap
Date(s) - 08/29/2013
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Paul C. Gorski is an Associate Professor of Integrative Studies in George Mason University’s New Century College, where he teaches in the Social Justice and Education programs and the founder of EdChange. He has authored or edited several books, including Cultivating Social Justice Teachers (with Kristien Zenkov, Nana Osei-Kofi, and Jeff Sapp);
Assault on Kids: How Hyper-Accountability, Corporatization, Deficit Ideology, and Ruby Payne Are Destroying Our Schools (with Roberta Ahlquist and Theresa Montano); Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap; Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education (with Seema Pothini); and The Poverty and
Education Reader: A Call for Equity in Many Voices (with Julie Landsman). He lives in Washington, D.C., with his cats, Unity and Buster.
Sponsors: Education Program, Peace and Social Justice Program, Center for Transformative Learning, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education
This event is a Dinner on the Grounds, there will be light lunch served, and it is free and open to the public.