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Ladson-Billings to keynote at Columbia’s Reimagining Education Summer Institute

January 21, 2019

UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings will deliver the featured keynote at the 2019 Reimagining Education Summer Institute hosted by Columbia University’s Teachers College.

Gloria Ladson-Billings
Ladson-Billings is a professor emerita with the School of Education’s Department of Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Ladson-Billings, who also was a faculty affiliate with the departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and Afro American Studies, is the current president of the National Academy of Education.

Her research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates critical race theory applications to education.

The Reimagining Education Summer Institute runs July 15-18 and will explore the opportunities and challenges of creating and sustaining racially, ethnically and socio-economically integrated schools. The institute will feature presentations and panels, interactive workshops, and deep dialogue sessions led by curriculum and pedagogy experts from Teachers College and around the nation.

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