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Nelson and Lee invited to speak at symposium on urban education

Pictured from left to right: Carlos Nelson, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp; Dawn Bennett, Multicultural Education Rights Alliance (McEra); Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin, Madison (keynote speaker); Jolyn E. Gardner, McEra; Kate Napolitan, University of Washington, Seattle; and Robert E. Lee, Illinois State University.

Pictured from left to right: Carlos Nelson, Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp; Dawn Bennett, Multicultural Education Rights Alliance (McEra); Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin, Madison (keynote speaker); Jolyn E. Gardner, McEra; Kate Napolitan, University of Washington, Seattle; and Robert E. Lee, Illinois State University.

Robert Lee, executive director of Statewide Urban Programs and Partnerships at Illinois State University, and Carlos Nelson, executive director of the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation, led a breakout discussion on democratizing teacher education and enriching field experiences with community mentors at the inaugural Dr. Peter C. Murrell Jr. Memorial Symposium on Urban Education at Loyola University, Maryland.

In this clip, Lee is shown participating as a panelist with other prominent experts and discussing “The community teacher: Transformative practices in the development of culturally competent and connected educators.”

 

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