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December 7, 2012 | All Day
Category: Reminder/Deadline
Location: Antheneum Suite Hotel
1000 Brush Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

23rd Annual Equity in the Classroom Conference

Hosted by Wayne State University

Atheneum Suite Hotel

Detroit, Michigan

April 7‐9, 2013



Theme: “Building Empowerment and Excellence in Education”


Recommended Topics for the Workshops and Poster Session

Monday, April 8 and Tuesday April 9, 2013



Issues and concerns regarding the recruitment and retention of underrepresented populations in higher education and addressing the educational needs of the homeless and foster children. Other topics include the Dream Act, community organizing, access to healthcare, and reducing violence in our communities.

Excellence in Education

Inclusion and accessibility, collaborative learning, technology innovations, universal design of instruction, learning communities, best practices, and recruitment and retention strategies.

Professional Development

Former KCP Future Faculty recipients, publishing in academia, advancing in higher education, and securing grants and funding.

View here for proposal details and format: http://coe.wayne.edu/as/temp/equity_conference_2013_-_request_for_proposals.pdf

Proposals due by January 25, 2013

Proposals may be submitted online at: http://specialevents.wayne.edu/equityconference/proposals.php




This conference is sponsored by the King‐Chavez‐Parks Initiative, 15 public and four private universities, and GEAR UP Michigan!

For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Janice Green at 313-577-1605 or jwgreen@wayne.edu.