Summit - Equity and Opportunity for Every Student - NYC
May 3, 2018Time:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
Equity Summit - NYSSBA Member
Equity Summit - Other Organization
Registration Fee: $125*
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Urban Education Leaders Collaborative
The New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA)
in cooperation with:
New York State Caucus of Black School Board Members
National School Boards Association
New York State Council of School Superintendents
The Education Trust – New York
Leadership for Excellence & Equity Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Join us for an important discussion about Equity and Opportunity for Every Student
All students deserve a high-quality education. Unfortunately, inequities exist in students’ access to good teaching, proper supports that foster student growth and adequate needs-based funding.
This one-day event will provide stakeholders a forum to examine ways to positively impact educational outcomes for every student.
Thursday May 3
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC
Thursday, May 3
|8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
||Registration and Continental Breakfast
|8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
||Welcome and Introductions
|8:45 - 10:00 a.m.
||Panel Discussion: Ensuring a Quality Education for All Students
This session will begin a broad ranging discussion regarding issues such as student outcomes, student discipline, resource distribution, school choice alternatives, school climate, staff diversity, socio-economic conditions, test results, and college enrollment. We will explore the extent of the problems, gain historical perspective, identify major challenges and promising solutions.
Michael Jaime, Chairman, NYS Caucus of Black School Board Members
Verjeana Jacobs, Chief Equity Officer and Member Services Officer, National School Boards Association
Dr. Robert L. Jarvis, Director, Leadership for Excellence & Equity Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Brian K. Perkins, Director, Urban Education Leaders Collaborative, Teachers College, Columbia University
Maria Quail, Education Director, Generation Ready
Ian Rosenblum, Executive Director, The Education Trust – New York
Moderator: Timothy G. Kremer, Executive Director, New York State School Boards Association
|10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
|10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
||Concurrent Break-Out Discussions: Why So Some Students Do Well, While Others Do Not? What Either Limits or Provides Access to Student Learning?
A. Closing the Achievement Gap
Facilitator: Dr. Robert L. Jarvis, Director, Leadership for Excellence & Equity Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
B. Equity in the Educational Experience
Facilitator: Dr. Brian K. Perkins, Director, Urban Education Leaders Collaborative, Teachers College, Columbia University
C. Equitable Access to Excellent Educators
Facilitator: Ian Rosenblum, Executive Director, The Education Trust – New York
|11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
|11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
||Morning Address: Leading Schools for Social Justice – Implications for Policymakers and Administrators
Speaker: Dr. Sonya Douglass Horsford, Associate Professor of Education Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University
|12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
|1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
||Afternoon Address: Group Differences in Education. Are We Ready for Real Dialogue?
Speaker: Dr. Angel L. Harris, Professor of Sociology, Director, Program for Research on Education and Development of Youth (REDY), Duke University
|2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
|2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
||Concurrent Break-Out Discussions: What Measureable Actions Provide Equitable Access and Outcomes?
A. Crucial Community Conversations
Facilitator: Verjeana Jacobs, Chief Equity Officer and Member Services Officer, National School Boards Association
B. Educational Equity for Young Men and Boys of Color
Facilitator: Michael Jaime, Chairman, NYS Caucus of Black School Board Members
C. Culturally Proficient Leadership
Facilitator: Maria Quail, Education Director, Generation Ready
|3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
||Closing Remarks and Next Steps for Promoting Equity and Inclusion for All
Course fee includes resource materials, continental breakfast and a non-refundable $35 administrative fee.
*Cancellations will not be refunded after the pre-registration/cancellation deadline, which is one week prior to the event. No-shows will be billed at the full registration fee.
All NYSSBA member school boards are eligible for recognition in this program. Credit will accrue for listed events and activities for individuals serving on a NYSSBA member board.
Board members will earn 20 points for attending the NYSSBA Summit.
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Continuing Teacher and Leader Education:
CTLE credit is available from NYSSBA for participation in this event.
Need a room for the Summit? Rooms are available at Aloft Harlem, 2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York, NY 10027. The Summit will take place at Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027.
To reserve a room for the night of Wednesday, May 2, Thursday, May 3 or Friday, May 4, 2018 call the hotel at 1-212-749-4000 or reserve online. Negotiated room rate range is $239-$254 per night plus applicable taxes.
The room block will be held until April 18, 2018. Reservations will continue to be accepted after this date, at prevailing room rates, subject to availability. Dependent upon demand, rooms may become unavailable prior to April 18, 2018.
All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold reservations unless secured by a major credit card. The hotel is unable to accept purchase orders to reserve accommodations.
For payment by check, send the check, a copy of the tax exempt form (if applicable) and confirmation(s) to the hotel at least 14 days prior to the arrival date. The hotel will not apply check payments that have not cleared the financial institution. If a balance is due upon check-in, a credit card will be needed for method of payment.
All individuals are required to present a credit card upon check-in for a $50 per day incidental hold. Any unused funds will be released upon departure. Please be advised that funds secured on a debit card may take three to 10 business days to be released from your card holder’s financial institution.
Hotels will not honor tax exempt status for charges paid by personal credit card. For those paying with organizational credit cards, tax can be removed upon receipt of a signed exemption certificate presented at check-in. If a form is not presented at check-in, taxes will remain.
Valet parking is available for $45-$55/day.