Clayton State University’s Education Speaker Series, “Teaching in a Diverse World,” will continue in the month of April with presentations one two upcoming Mondays. Both events are free and open to the public.
On Monday, Apr. 9, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room UC272 of the James M. Baker University Center, the Series will present Fighting to Teach: Education Advocacy Panel. This interactive panel of educators and education activists is struggling to improve education for all teachers, students, and families in Georgia. The panel will include a variety of speakers from lawyers to teachers and political activists — all with ideas for creating change in our classrooms, our schools, and our world.
Then, on Monday, Apr. 23, it’s Creating Change: Safe Classroom Spaces Panel. This panel discussion, designed for pre-service and in-service teachers and school counselors, will run from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in room UC272 of the Baker Center. The session will focus on areas such as professional responsibilities, creating safe spaces for all students, attitude awareness and advocating for all students. All students and faculty interested in promoting equity and social justice will benefit from participating.
For more information, call the Clayton State Department of Teacher Education at (678) 466-4825 or email RuthCaillouet@clayton.edu.