19th Annual Multicultural Education Conference: A Million Moments for Ensuring Equity and Creating Change
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CHALLENGING STANDARDIzATION, PROMOTING EQUITY
While educators work hard in a test-driven system to help students achieve, some have concurrently pushed back against standardizing policies that discount multicultural curriculum and pedagogy. Presenters share their hopeful stories about alliances with administrators, parents and educators that support students while also resisting harmful policies. interactive activities will follow. Nancy Schniedewind, Humanistic/Multicultural Education Program, SUNY New Paltz; Brian Jones, CUNY Graduate Center & Movement of Rank and File Educators, NYC; Felipa Gaudet, Teacher, G.W. Montessori School, Kingston; Aviva Kafka, Assist. Superintendent Pupil Services, Hyde Park Schools; Kt Tobin and Bianca Tanis, Re- ThinkingTesting; Katie Zahedi, Principal, Red Hook Schools.