Past Events

Previous Conference Themes, Keynote Speakers, and Plenary Titles 

2017:Realizing the Equity Agenda: Courage, Leadership and Resilience addresses
2016: Equity and Culturally Responsiveness: Confronting the Gap between Awareness and Action 
2015: Transforming Classroom Practice Through Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Leadership 

2017: Realizing the Equity Agenda: Courage, Leadership and Resilience addresses

Dr. Tanya Williams: The Equity Mixtape: Keeping the Rhythm of Resistance
Dr. Frances E. Kendall: Inequity by Design

2016: Equity and Culturally Responsiveness: Confronting the Gap between Awareness and Action 

Panel: The Baltimore Uprising One Year Late: The Limits of Equity When We Fear Students

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings: In Defense to Big Mama: Mentoring New Century Students
Dr. Etta R. Hollins: Confronting the Challenges in Urban Schools
Dr. Joyce E. King: Baltimore Uproar: A Call for a Repetory Justice Curriculum to Re-write the Story of our Dispossession and the Debt Owed

2015: Transforming Classroom Practice through Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Leadership 

Panel: Why the Baltimore Protest Happened: Making the Connection to Equity and Access in Education 

Dr. Etta R. Hollins: Teaching to Transform Urban Schools and Communities 
Professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr: Why We Can't Wait to Address Challenges in Education Access
Dr. Kmt Shockley: Who Among You is Culturally Proficient?