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November 14, 2017
5:30-8:00pm, Hinde Auditorium, University Union
E-Week Events:
UT Austin Professor Terrance L. Green: "Leading for Equity in School-Community Engagement"
Panel discussion: "Closing Opportunity and Equity Gaps via Community-based Innovations"

  • Terrance L. Green, moderator
  • Katie McCleary, Founding Executive Director of 916 Ink
  • Nicholas Haystings, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Square Root Academy
  • Sisters of Nia Executive Director Synthia Smith & co-founder Malika Hollinside

Terrance L. Green is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy. He is the recipient of the 2017 Division A Early Career Award from AERA, and studies the role of school leaders in equitable community engagement. During this talk, Dr. Green will discuss research on approaches to school-community engagement and partnerships that are anchored in notions of equity and justice, contrasting them from traditional ideas of school involvement. In doing so, he will discuss his research into actions of school principals that support more equitable forms of school-community engagement and partnerships.

The event is part of Sac State's Entrepreneurship Week.

December 15, 2017
5:00-6:00pm, Forest Suite, University Union
Visiting Scholar: Cheryl Matias: "The time is NOW: Dismantling whiteness in education"
The rise of white nationalism tells U.S. society that there is a lot to be learned with regards to race and, more specifically whiteness.  That is, what is whiteness? How does it operate and impact education and society? How can education be used as a transformative tool to enact change? This talk will give provide a brief answer to these inquiries and leave audience member ready to make a change. Cheryl Matias, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Urban Community Teacher Education, at the University of Colorado, Denver. After the talk, she will sign copies of her book, "Feeling White: Whiteness, Emotionality, and Education." 

March 16, 2018
5:00-6:00pm, Room TBA
Visiting Scholar: Harriet Sanford
Harriet Sanford is the President and CEO of the NEA Foundation since 2005. During tenure, Sanford has transformed the depth and breadth of the Foundation's programs by investing in educators to improve their instructional practice so they are better equipped to meet the needs of changing student populations.