Inaugural Teachers of Color Summit Set for February 2017 in Richmond
Virginia Education Association will host its inaugural Teachers of Color Summit, February 16-18, 2017. This 3-day convocation of students, teacher educators, K-12 and postsecondary administrators, retired educators, human resources personnel, community organizations and policymakers will engage participants in a variety of discussions on topics related to recruitment and retention of teachers of color. (View conference schedule)
The target audience for this 3 day summit includes but is not limited to pre-service and in-service educators, k-12 and postsecondary administrators, retired educators, human resources personnel, community organizations and policymakers. We also welcome exhibitors. Exhibitors, check out our invitation to exhibit, program book advertising guidelines, and vendor agreement.
Summit activities will include: panel discussions, a keynote presentation "History and Heritage" luncheon, historical and educational exhibits, vendors and workshop breakout sessions.
The summit is sponsored, in part, by the Virginia Department of Education and is a part of a yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the merger of the Virginia Teachers Association and the Virginia Education Association.
Invited guests include Ms. Jahana Hayes, 2016 National Teacher of the Year, The Honorable Terrence R. McAuliffe, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, The Honorable Deitra Y. Trent, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia, Dr. Toney L. McNair, 2017 Teacher of the Year and others.
Registration is closed.
HILTON HOTEL DOWNTOWN RICHMOND
501 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219