Wednesday, August 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CST),
Online Workshop

Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, UI REACH

Presenters: Headlining the convening is Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and award-winning young adult author, award-winning educator Liz Kleinrock, and AU antiracism scholars. Along with Jason Reynolds, the event panelists include: Award-winning educator Liz Kleinrock, AU antiracism scholar Dr. Amanda Taylor, AU antiracism scholar Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, and AU Antiracist Research & Policy Center Interim Managing Director Christine Platt

The AU Antiracist Research and Policy Center is proud to partner with First Book and Pizza Hut to present Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education. Featuring National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds, as well as award-winning educator Liz Kleinrock, and AU scholars, this event will support K-12 educators in engaging in effective, courageous conversations about race and social justice.

Agenda:
Welcome | 10AM (CST)
Session One | Practical and Actionable Guidance for Educators | 10:15AM (CST)
Keynote | Teaching Humanity with Jason Reynolds | 11:30PM (CST)
Session Two | The Importance of Antiracist Teaching | 12:30PM (CST)
Closing Remarks | 1:45PM (CST)

ATTENTION: The registration above is for TLC purposes only. If you plan on attending this workshop, make sure to also REGISTER HERE.

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.