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March 2, 2013 | 8:15am - 1:00pm
Category: Conference
Location: McGregor Center | Map
495 Ferry Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: See COE Website
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff
2nd Annual
Wayne State University
College of Education Conference
on
"Understanding the Impact of Poverty on Education: Research Symposium and Educational Dialogue"
 
This annual conference provides attendees with the opportunity to explore and discuss cutting-edge scholarly research and practices related to “the urbanization of poverty” and its impact on the education of children. It brings together scholars, practitioners, and community members with a commitment to improving the education of children living in poverty.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Poverty Simulation Workshop*

5:00 - 6:00 Reception

6:00 - 6:30 Welcome and Introductions

6:30 - 8:00 Keynote and Q&A

          Dr. Jean Anyon, Professor in Urban Education City University of New York

 

  Friday, March 1, 2013

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration/Light Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote and Q&A

           Rochelle Riley, Columnist for Detroit Free Press

10:10 - 10:40 Session I

10:40 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:30 Session II

11:45 - 12:30 p.m. Reflection and Dialogue Session

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch - Brief Comments by PNC Bank rep.

1:35 - 2:05 Session III

2:15 - 2:45 Session IV

2:55 - 3:30 Reflection and Dialogue Session

3:30 - 4:00 Dance Group

4:00 - 5:00 Keynote and Q&A

          Patrick Lindsey, Vice President of Government and Community Affairs at Wayne State University

5:00 - 6:00 Reception

Saturday, March 2, 2013

8:15 - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 Introduction to the Day

9:15 - 9:45 Session V

10:00 - 11:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A

11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Keynote and Q&A

            Dr. John H. Jackson, President and CEO of The Schott Foundation for Public Education

12:30 - 1:00 Closing by Dr. Carolyn Shields, Professor and Dean of WSU College of Education

For the full conference brochure and registration information, please visit: http://coe.wayne.edu/poverty/index.php
For more information about this event, please contact Allia Carter at 313-577-1620 or allia.carter@wayne.edu.