Fordham University/SWBOCES Spring 2019 Speaker Series for Educational Leaders
Fordham University’s Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy and Southern Westchester BOCES are co-sponsoring a Spring Speaker Series open to current and aspiring school and district leaders in the greater New York City area.
Facilitating Critical Conversations of Equity in Mathematics Education
Alesia Mickle Moldavan, Ph.D.
April 2, 5 - 6 p.m.
Facilitating opportunities for teachers to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to support equitable mathematics instruction, recognize systems of inequity, and advocate for all learners is imperative for today’s diverse classrooms. This session presents research findings on effective efforts of mathematics educators to engage preservice teachers in critical conversations of equity and implications for teacher supervision and support. Suggestions are discussed for advancing such critical conversations in and beyond the mathematics classroom.
Towards Continuous Improvement: Research Insights from the NYC Men Teach Program
Shannon Waite, Ed.D.
April 30, 5 - 6 p.m.
This session presents an overview of the NYC Men Teach Program and highlights a key tenant of the program which is to support male teachers of color through high-quality professional development. Findings and policy recommendations related to the research will also be presented.
All sessions to be held at Fordham’s Harrison Campus and will be followed by (6:00 - 6:30 pm) information about Fordham's masters and doctoral programs in educational leadership for those who are interested. All sessions include welcome remarks, presentation, and Q&A. The series is a free service for educational leaders and alumni in the region. Come for the discussions, colleagueship, and opportunities.