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Connections: Previewing the Rochester Boys and Men of Color Education Summit

Oct 23, 2018

An upcoming conference will highlight the unique learning and education needs for young men of color. The Rochester Boys and Men of Color Education Summit will discuss representation in schools and the community, culturally responsible teaching practices, mentorship, and more.

We preview that conference with our guests:

  • Jason Willis, Ph.D., director of African-American studies at the Rochester City School District
  • Cecilia Golden, Ph.D., deputy superintendent of teaching and learning at the Rochester City School District
  • Shaun Nelms, Ed.D., superintendent of East High School, and associate professor at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester
  • Leonard Brock, Ed.D, director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative