Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series

Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series

Continuing the Untold Legacy of African Americans in the History of American Evaluation

May 2, 2017

Stafford Hood, Sheila M. Miller Professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology and Founding Director of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation & Assessment (CREA) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, presented “Continuing the Untold Legacy of African Americans in the History of American Evaluation: Another Installment in the Nobody Knows My Name Project” on April 6, 2017.


Cowan v. Bolivar County, Resistance to Brown, and the Forging of Racial Fortuity

May 2, 2017

Jamel K. Donnor, Associate Professor, School of Education, The College of William and Mary, presented “Cowan v. Bolivar County, Resistance to Brown, and the Forging of Racial Fortuity” on March 30, 2017.


Teaching to and Through Social Justice

February 8, 2017

Manya Whitaker, Assistant Professor at Colorado College, presented “Teaching to and Through Social Justice” as part of the Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series on February 7, 2017


School Privatization and Black Teacher Decline

December 7, 2016

Terrenda C. White, Assistant Professor Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice at the University of Colorado, presented “School Privatization and Black Teacher Decline” as part of the Carl A. Grant Lecture Series on December 6, 2016


Undocumented and Coming of Age in America

May 9, 2016

Presented by Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education


The National Education Agenda & the Role of Innovation

March 8, 2016

Presented by James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education


Supporting Young English Learners and Their Teachers

October 21, 2015

Celia Genishi, Professor Emerita of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University presents “‘My Mommy Doesn’t Speak English’: Supporting Young English Learners and Their Teachers”


Cultivating Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

October 6, 2015

“Cultivating Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: How Teaching with Empathy Can Improve Learning for Diverse Students”


Equity-Minded Public School Reform

February 27, 2015

“Equity-Minded Public School Reform: How Mandated Private Service Providers Impact Students, Teaching and the Democracy of Education”


Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Children’s Early Years

February 27, 2014

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Children’s Early Years


Looking into the Hearts of Native Peoples

December 11, 2013

Looking into the Hearts of Native Peoples: Nation Building as an Institutional Orientation for Graduate Education