2016 Conference Workshops

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Connecting the Dots: Engaging Communities to
Support Educational Access and Success

Baltimore, MD – April 27-29, 2016

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We are pleased to share PowerPoint presentations for several conference workshops via the links below.

WEDNESDAY, April 27

Pre-Conference Sessions (1:00-4:00)


Site Visits (12:00-5:00)

Welcome Reception (5:30-7:00)

Film Screening: All The Difference (7:15-8:45)

Additional resources from the film:

THURSDAY, April 28

Breakfast, Affinity Group Discussions (7:00-8:00)

Opening General Session: Alumni & Counselor Panel (8:00-9:45)

Moderator: Monica E. Butler, Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank;Founding Board President, Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School

Concurrent Workshop Sessions I (10:00-11:15)

Networking Lunch (11:30-12:30)

Keynote Session (12:30-1:30)

Shaun R. Harper, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, University of Pennsylvania

Concurrent Workshop Sessions II (1:45-3:00)

Concurrent Workshop Sessions III (3:15-4:30)

Book Signing: Shaun R. Harper (4:30-5:30)

Education Champions Networking Reception (5:00-6:30)

FRIDAY, April 29

Networking Breakfast (7:00-8:00)

Keynote Session (8:00-9:30)

Karen L. Mapp, Senior Lecturer on Education, Faculty Director, Education Policy and Management Program, Harvard GSE (Keynote Presentation Slides)

Concurrent Workshop Sessions IV (9:45-11:00)

Concurrent Workshop Sessions V (11:15-12:30)

Networking Lunch (12:45-1:30)

Closing Keynote Session (1:30-2:30)

Liz Murray, Author, “Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard”

Book Signing: Liz Murray (2:30-3:30)


We will release the call for workshop proposals for the 2017 conference in
late August or early September.


View the 2015 conference workshops and presentations.
View the 2015 conference agenda.
View the 2014 conference agenda.

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