P-12 Educator Diversity Conference

November 28,  2018  8am to 2pm

The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. will host the Annual Diversity Education Conference on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Steven Beshear Education Center, which is located at 2000 College Drive in Madisonville, Kentucky.  We are expecting a significant number of P-16 educators, graduate and undergraduate education majors and community leaders to attend the conference. The conference will begin with breakfast 8:00 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. The first conference breakout session will begin at 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. The second breakout sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.  The conference luncheon will begin at 12:00 p.m. and conclude at 1:45 p.m. EILA Credit is provided. We are asking school districts register educators to attend the conference.  Educators have been invited to present are from Kentucky State University, Murray State University, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University, the Kentucky Department of Education and Eastern Kentucky University.  

The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for educational, cultural, social, leadership development and training to all of those in attendance.  Highlights of the conference include state and regionally recognized education speakers, and members of the Kentucky Department of Education, and Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education, School administrators & superintendents from across Kentucky and college & university education faculty from Indiana, Kentucky & Tennessee.                                      

 

Workshops Topics Include:

Creating Diversity Programs in Schools

Implicit Bias Training

Teaching a Culturally Diverse Curriculum

Teaching a Culturally Diverse Student Population

Diversity in School’s Comprehensive- or No Perceived Diversity

How to Enforce Fair & Equitable Discipline- Coaching-At-Risk Students

In Schools Teaching Students With Disabilities

In addition, you will not want to miss the Diversity Educator Awareness Luncheon on Thursday and the Public Meeting on Closing the Achievement Gap. We are confident that the Educators’ Diversity Conference will be informative, educational and enjoyable and that you will leave energized to enhance diversity in education and to improve the quality of life for all citizens in Kentucky and throughout the nation.  We are asking P-12 Education Institutions to register educators to attend the conference.  We look forward to your participation.  Please do not hesitate to make your reservations today.  The only thing that could be missing from this historical event is you!

Thank you in advance for your attendance and continued support.