Thursday, February 18, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.,
Online Workshop

Please Register Online. TLC Credit: Traditional 

Presenter: Dr. Eva Allen

Using Zaretta Hammond's book, Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting engagement and rigor among culturally and linguistically diverse students as the anchor text, Dr. Eva Allen will lead this workshop on how to incorporate culturally relevant teaching practices in school settings.

Dr. Eva Allen is a proud graduate of Duquesne University and has over 20 years of dedicated service as a teacher, administrator, and transformational leader in urban education. She currently serves as a Learning Environment Specialist in Pittsburgh Public School, supporting district wide initiatives focused on improving school culture and climate. Dr. Allen is responsible for designing and facilitating professional learning sessions connecting and integrating topics such as: student engagement, positive behavioral supports, trauma sensitive engagement, and restorative practices. She is also the founder of Culturally Connected Education, an equity and diversity consulting firm.

Sister Mary Paul Hickey Professional Development Series Workshops are free to area educators, students, and community members.

Ten minutes before the workshop, a Zoom link will be sent to your email.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Baker Teacher Leader Center, 319-335-5623, in advance.