Hear from education leaders about closing the opportunity and achievement gap for students and guiding them to success in their educational career and beyond during a fireside chat on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. in Sensenbrenner Hall Eisenberg Reading Room 304.
Register online by Monday, Feb. 20.
The event is hosted by the Marquette University Alumni Association in partnership with the College of Education, Institute for the Transformation of Learning and the Hartman Literacy Center.
Learn how Marquette is developing future educators who uphold the values of academic excellence, social justice, ethics, service and cura personalis (care for the whole person), and how we are partnering with renowned educational voices and community leaders to elevate equity and excellence.
The event, moderated by Dr. Heidi Bostic, dean of the Klingler College of Arts & Sciences and College of Education, will feature a panel of experts:
- Dr. Howard Fuller, Grad ’85, distinguished professor emeritus in the College of Education
- Maya Payne Smart, affiliated faculty in the College of Education, parent educator, literacy advocate, and the author of “Reading for Our Lives: A Literacy Action Plan from Birth to Six”
- Dr. Gabriel Velez, assistant professor and developmental psychologist in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership in the College of Education
- Dr. Cynthia Ellwood, associate clinical professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership in the College of Education and the coordinator of the Marquette Educational Leadership Program
- Dr. Robert Lowe, professor emeritus in the College of Education