Teleconference with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

Date: 
October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Teleconference
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Because of the overwhelming response to the teleconference with Dr. Ladson-Billings, we have reached capacity for this teleconference call and cannot accept more registrations. If you are a COSEBOC Member, you can request a recording by emailing ahurley@coseboc.org. If you are not currently a COSEBOC member but enroll and complete your payment by October 31, 2017, you can request a recording of this and all COSEBOC teleconference calls. 

2017-18 Teleconference Series: Boys and Young Men of Color: Liberated, Empowered and Educated.

On October 4, 2017, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color is proud to announce the launch of its 2nd annual educational teleconference series, Conversations with Influential Thought Leaders. The goal of this series is to create, deepen and strengthen the capacity of educators and advocates dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

We are honored to have Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings as our first presenter. Dr. Ladson-Billings is a national educational treasure and the leading expert on cultural responsive education. She will present a wealth of experience, strategies and tools for every participant on the call dedicated to the affirmative development of boys and young men of color. 

Her deep commitment  to the building of equity centered, respectful and healthy cultural responsive classroom and school environments is unparalleled. As you can see from her resume, Dr. Ladson-Billings has been recognized worldwide for her contributions to education. She will be asked to react and respond with thoughts and ideas to the 2018 COSEBOC theme, Boys and Young Men of Color: Liberated, Empowered and Educated.  We anticipate a spirited, lively and informative conversation.

Full: No longer accepting registrations

If you are a COSEBOC Member, you can request a recording by emailing ahurley@coseboc.org. If you are not currently a COSEBOC member but enroll and complete your payment by October 31, 2017, you can request a recording of this and all COSEBOC teleconference calls. 

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings

Save the Date: Dr. Gloria Ladson-BillingsGloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor in Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and is Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was the 2005--2006 president of the American Educational Research Association. She is currently the President-Elect of the National Academy of Education. Ladson-Billings’ research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates Critical Race Theory applications to education.

Dr. Ladson-Billings is the author of the critically acclaimed books, The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children, Crossing over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms, and Beyond the Big House: African American Educators on Teacher Education. She is editor of 6 other books and author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. She is the former editor of the American Educational Research Journal and a member of several editorial boards. Her work has won numerous scholarly awards, including the H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, Spencer Post-doctoral Fellowship, and the Palmer O. Johnson outstanding research award.

  • She is the 2015 winner of the Social Justice in Education Award given by the American Educational Research Association. She was named the 2012 winner of the Brock International Prize in education. In 2012 she was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain.
  • In 2010 she was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell.
  • In 2002 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.
  • During the 2003--2004 academic year she was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California. 
  • In fall 2004 she received the George and Louise Spindler Award from the Council on Anthropology and Education for significant and ongoing contributions to the field of educational anthropology.
  • In spring 2005 she was elected to the National Academy of Education and the National Society for the Study of Education.
  • In 2007 she was awarded the Hilldale Award, the highest faculty honor given to a professor at the University of Wisconsin for outstanding research, teaching, and service.
  • She is a 2008 recipient of the state of Wisconsin’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Heritage Award and the Teachers College, Columbia University 2008 Distinguished Service Medal.
  • In 2009 she was elected to Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society’s Laureate Chapter—comprised of 60 living distinguished scholars. Former laureate members include notables such as Albert Einstein, John Dewey and Eleanor Roosevelt. Ladson-Billings is currently one of the NEA Foundation Fellows charged with providing advice on its “Achievement Gap Initiative.”
  • In 2014 she was a panelist on the White House’s African American Educational Excellence Initiative’s Essence Festival, “Smart Starts at Home” panel.
  • In 2015 she received the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Literacy Research Association. In 2016 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Benjamin Banneker Association of the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics.
Lineup of upcoming teleconference speakers:
  • Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings October 4, 2017, 4pm EST (full)
  • Dr. Pedro Noguera (University of California at Berkley) 
  • Dr. Karen Mapp (Harvard University)
  • David Banks (Founder of Eagle Academies, NYC)
  • Christopher Chatmon (Executive Director of Equality and the African American Male Achievement Program)
  • And more..