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April 2020

CANCELLED: AERA 2020 Reception in San Francisco

Saturday, April 18, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
E&O Kitchen and Bar, 314 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Due to CDC travel recommendations in light of the expanding impact of COVID-19, paired with the recent State of Emergency declared by the mayor of San Francisco, the American Educational Research Association has elected not to host a place-based Annual Meeting in 2020. Please visit the AERA website to read the official announcement. If and when they release a digital meeting schedule, we will update this page to include School of Education participation. As a result, we regret to inform you that…

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March 2020

POSTPONED: We Are Syracuse

Thursday, March 26, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Nottingham High School, 3100 E Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13224 United States

This event has been postponed; it may be held at a later date. For the past five years the Syracuse University’s Teaching English Language Program (TELL) has partnered with Nottingham High School to host a “We Are Syracuse" Event at Syracuse University in the School of Education. At "We Are Syracuse," refugee students from Nottingham High School will share their stories, poetry and artwork at this gallery-style event that’s dedicated to celebrating their cultures and promoting understanding and appreciation. Students from Tanzania,…

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“Agitating, Educating, Organizing: Historicizing Transformative Justice in Education” with Maisha T. Winn

Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Watson Theater, 316 Waverly Avenue (entrance by Light Work)
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Winn discusses how the Black Arts Movement and Independent Black Institutions (IBIs) cultivated and celebrated Black literate lives. She connects this history to contemporary transformative justice activism in schools and communities. Maisha T. Winn is Professor, Chancellor's Leadership Professor, and Co-Director of the Transformative Justice in Education Center (TJE) at UC Davis. Winn’s research examines the intersectionality of language, literacy, and justice with attention to how to prepare teachers to “teach freedom” in both spaces of confinement and across the…

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“The Roma Case for Reparations” with Margareta (Magda) Matache

Tuesday, March 3, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Stolkin Auditorium, Physics Building, Crouse Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States
The Roma Case for Reparations, with background image of four Roma children in 1941

The Zell Lecture sponsored by the Minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice The call for reparations as a critical element in healing and accountability for state wrongs has mobilized many constituencies across the globe in the past decades. Drawing from the enslavement of Roma on the territory of Romania and anti-Roma collective injustice, Dr. Matache will examine the concept of reparations and focus on translating theory into possible strategies to heal and repair past and present harm and to prevent future…

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February 2020

Samba Laranja at Liverpool Public Library

Sunday, February 16, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble Samba Laranja will perform at Liverpool Public Library in the Carman Community Room. Samba Laranja is led by Elisa Dekaney, professor of music education, and Josh Dekaney, instructor for the Setnor School.

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HEOP and SSS Scholars of Distinction Showcase

Friday, February 14, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sharon Jacquet Education Commons, Huntington Hall, 800 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

HEOP and SSS upperclass students will showcase research, campus and community involvement and abroad activities at our 3rd Annual Scholars of Distinction. Stop by anytime from 3-5 p.m. for an enriching experience featuring presentations and exhibits from students across Syracuse University.

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Developing Teachers’ Collaboration Skills: Teacher Leadership Conference

Monday, February 10, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Drumlins Country Club, 800 Nottingham Road
Syracuse, NY 13224 United States

The 10th Annual Syracuse University Teacher Leadership Conference Drumlins Country Club Preceded by a pre-conference session for school administrators, 1:30-3 p.m. A conference on the structures, processes and skills that depend on and support collaboration among teachers. Dr. Jill Harrison Berg, an Educational Leadership columnist and nationally-recognized scholar on school leadership, will serve as keynote speaker, focusing on ways of cultivating the leadership potential of all school staff members. In addition to her keynote address, she will lead a pre-conference workshop for…

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Pre-Conference Session for School Administrators: Teacher Leadership Conference

Monday, February 10, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Drumlins Country Club, 800 Nottingham Road
Syracuse, NY 13224 United States

A pre-conference session of the 10th Annual Syracuse University Teacher Leadership Conference Administrators depend upon teachers to collaborate with each other and share collective leadership for improving student learning. Yet, too often, school administrators are given no guidance on how to cultivate such collaboration and no opportunities to share successful strategies with each other. Now, you and fellow administrators in Central New York have a special opportunity to engage in a pre-conference workshop session led by Dr. Jill Harrison Berg,…

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January 2020

Stephanie Waterman

“Indigenous Student Affairs: Wholistic Approaches to Student Services” with Stephanie Waterman

Wednesday, January 29, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
001 Life Sciences Building, 107 College Place
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

The Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Lecture Series Indigenous Student Affairs units are designed to support all aspects and growth of the unique needs and contexts of Indigenous students. In this presentation recent research about students and these units will be shared in addition to Pidgeon's (2016) Wholistic Indigenous Framework for student support. Stephanie J. Waterman ’83, G’04 is Onondaga, Turtle Clan, from the Onondaga Nation. Prior to earning a Ph.D. in higher education she worked in 11 different…

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My Beautiful Stutter poster

“My Beautiful Stutter” Screening and Discussion

Thursday, January 23, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, 222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

My Beautiful Stutter is the powerful and inspirational story of five kids who enter experimental, interactive and arts-based programs at The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY). After a lifetime of bullying and stigmatization, some have found themselves close to suicide, others enter SAY withdrawn and fearful, exhausted and defeated from fluency training and the pressure to not stutter or remain silent. Over the course of a year, we witness the incredible transformation that happens when these young people of…

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