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Educational Equity: Why Race and Culture Matters

  • 10/06/2020
  • 03:00:00 PM
Las Positas College

President’s Speaker Series Presents: Tyrone C. Howard, Ph.D.

Location: Confer Zoom:

Tyrone C. Howard is professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies’ at UCLA.  Dr. Howard is also the inaugural director of the new UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families, which is a campus wide consortium examining academic, mental health, and social emotional experiences and challenges for the California’s most vulnerable youth populations. He is also the former Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. Professor Howard’s research examines equity, culture, race, teaching and learning. Professor Howard has published over 75 peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports. He has published several bestselling books, among them, Why Race & Culture Matters in Schools and Black Male(d): Peril and promise in the education of African American males.

Please visit the President’s website for the complete bio.

* This event has been approved for variable flex for full-time faculty