urban education

Midwest Black Male Summit: Changing the Narrative

Calling all educators in the midwest region! Join the Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan, in partnership with Triumph Church, for “Changing the Narrative: The Inaugural Midwest Black Male Summit.” Special guests include: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, academic, author, preacher and radio host Bakari Sellers, CNN Analyst and former member of the South Carolina House… Read More »

Literacy Colloquy Speaker Series

Dr. Chezare A. Warren will talk about his book: “Urban Preparation: A Critical Race Examination of Young Black Men’s Journeys to and through College”

Vulnerability & Resiliency Informed Insights for Approaches to Trauma

Part of the MSU Minority Child Development Series, sponsored by MSU Human Development and Family Studies, Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives and University Outreach and Engagement. About the Speaker: Margaret Beale Spencer, Ph.D. Marshall Field IV Endowed Professor of Urban Education and Chairperson of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago Dr. Spencer was director… Read More »

Urban Immersion Fellowship Program Info Session

What is this? 7-week paid summer opportunity in Detroit (stipend payment of $3500 for completion)   What will you do? Work with Detroit Schools’ summer programming OR Detroit-based non-profit community agencies   Tentative Program Dates June 18 – August 3, 2018   The application will be available Monday, January 29 through Friday, February 16, 2018.

Literacy Colloquy: Dr. Joanne Marciano

A talk from Dr. Joanne Marciano, assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University whose work focuses on issues of literacy and educational opportunity/access for youth with emphases on urban education, culturally and linguistically diverse youth, secondary English education, and teacher education.

Summer Scholars 2017

Early Success Scholars arrive on July 5, 2017 and Summer High School Scholars arrive on July 10, 2017. All scholars leave on July 28, 2017.