Professional Development Conference of the Mississippi Leadership Academy

Date: 
June 1, 2016 - 9:00am - June 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Jackson, MS | MS e-Center, Jackson State University
Jackson, MS | MS e-Center, Jackson State University

On June 1-2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., COSEBOC will host a special, two-day Gathering for educators as part of the Mississippi Leadership Academy (MLA) at Jackson State University E-Center. The MLA Gathering is part of our ongoing work in Mississippi funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. This Conference will focus on strategies for improving literacy instruction and parent engagement in elementary schools particularly for boys of color.

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Featured Speakers include

  • Dr. Baruti Kafele (author of Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success)
  • Gholdy Muhammad (Assistant Professor at Georgia State University- expert on literacy)
  • Sharlonda Buckman- Executive Director of the Detroit Patenting Network
  • Cheryl & Wade Hudson- Founders of Just Us Books
  • Moderator David Miller - COSEBOC

Breakfast & Lunch provided

  • Cost for non MLA members $100.00
  • (current MLA participants attend for free)

Costs

  • Non-MLA members: $100
  • MLA members: free

Hosted by

  • Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC)
  • Mississippi Learning Academy
  • Mississippi Action Network for Uplifting Promise (Man Up)
  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Professional Development Conference of the Mississippi Leadership Academy

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Sponsored by:

COSEBOC

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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