On March 18, education researchers and practitioners will discuss how teachers, students, administrators, parents, communities and researchers are coming together to renew and meaningfully improve how young people experience school during EduTalks: A Place Called School.
During the fast-paced program, presenters will have five minutes and one image to share their unique take on practices and policies that can invigorate and improve the experience of school for young people, educators and communities—and in particular for historically marginalized students.
Speaking at the event are:
- Teddi Beam-Conroy, Director, UW Elementary Teacher Education Program
- Jondou Chen, Senior Lecturer, UW College of Education, and Co-Director, National SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project
- Kara Jackson, Associate Professor and Director of the Ackerley Partner School Network, UW College of Education
- Kristen Missall, Associate Professor, UW College of Education
- Elba Moise and Tikka O. Sears, co-directors, Theater for Change UW
- Cap Peck, Professor, UW College of Education
- Ryan Quigtar, Director, Renton Innovation Zone Partnership, Community Center for Education Results
- Liza Rickey (Danforth ‘17), Assistant Principal, Renton School District
- Michael Vendiola, Swinomish Communications Manager, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, and doctoral student in higher education, UW College of Education
EduTalks: A Place Called School is co-sponsored by Renton School District with support from the University of Washington Alumni Association. A reception with the presenters will immediately follow their talks.