Join PA-NAME at the
10th Annual Global Well-Being & Social Change Conference
April 20 – 22, 2023
42 N Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603
Presented by The Learning Institute at Millersville University
Co-sponsored by Millersville’s Social Justice Collective,
Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Educators and Regen-All
In partnership with Millersville’s Social Justice Collective, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Educators (PA-NAME) is co-sponsoring a one-day hybrid event as part of the 10th Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference.
This hybrid event, titled “Social Change Conference,” aims to provide: 1) an overview of the new Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Culturally Relevant and Sustaining Education (CR_SE) Program Framework Guidelines; and 2) a series of workshops to assist teacher educators with incorporating the CR-SE competencies into their teacher preparation, induction, and professional development programs.
For educators who request ACT 48 credits, please submit this form.
SOCIAL CHANGE CONFERENCE
Saturday, April 22, 2023
In-Person at the Ware Center, Lancaster, PA and Virtual
8:00 – 8:45am, Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 10:50am, Opening Session
Choral Room /
Dr. Carol Watson (PA-NAME) and Dr. Miriam Witmer (Social Justice Collective at Millersville University)
8:50 - 8:58am, Opening Remarks: Culturally Relevant Framework: Ensuring all learners have access to opportunities to succeed.
Dr. Damaris Rau, Superintendent of the School District of Lancaster, Retired
8:58 - 9:00am, Introduce Keynote Speaker
Dr. Aileen Hower, Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator of the Masters in Education in Language and Literacy and Graduate Coordinator of the Program Specialist: ESL Certificate
9:00 - 10:00am, Keynote: “Hitting for Contact”
Mr. Matthew Kay
Keynote: When it comes to leading tough conversations, Hollywood has taught many of us to always swing for the fences. Yet this all-or-nothing approach to tough conversations, especially race conversations, just as often leads to catastrophe as it does to success. In this interactive keynote, Kay will present a counter vision to home-run-or-nothing thinking and work with fellow teachers to design curriculum build for regular, predictable successes.
10:00 - 10:50am, Overview of Culturally Relevant Sustaining Educator Competencies
Co-Presenters: Dr. Juliet Curci, Assistant Dean of College Access and Persistence, College of Education and Human Development at Temple University, and Co-Director of the Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium and Dr. Donna-Marie Cole-Malott, Assistant Professor of Professional and Secondary Education at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, and Co-Director of the Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium
11:00am - 12pm
Breakout Session #1
1:20pm - 2:20pm
Breakout Session #2
12:00n - 1:20pm, Lunch on Your Own
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Breakout Session #3