Thu, May 21 | Zoom

The State of Black Education in Connecticut

This panel is meant for us to have an honest conversation about what was happening before COVID, what is happening now and most importantly, what will be the State of Black Education in Connecticut after COVID.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

May 21, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
Zoom

About the event

This panel is meant for us to have an honest conversation about what was happening before COVID, what is happening now and most importantly, what will be the State of Black Education in Connecticut after COVID. 

So who's on the panel: 

  • Medria Blue- Principal of Engineering Science University Magnet School for New Haven Public Schools
  • Dr. Terrell Hill- Assistant Superintendent for Windsor Public Schools
  • Sean Mosley- Educator/J.D. Candidate at the University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Dr. Carmen McPherson- Assistant Principal at Central High School for Bridgeport Public Schools
  • Dr. Maysa Akbar- Psychologist for Integrated Wellness/Yale University School of Medicine and Author of Urban Trauma - a legacy of racism

Details of the Zoom meeting:

  • The event will be open to the public
  • Towards the end of the event, attendees will be able to post questions in the chat for us to answer.
  • The event will not be recorded. The goal is for the public to join us in real time for the experience.

We are going to discuss:

  1. The Disparities and access for our students through technology (before, during and after COVID)
  2. Lack of access to Wifi in our families homes
  3. Are there differences in the way Black Teachers are trained versus white teachers
  4. Student Engagement and what this pandemic may have done to either increase or decrease student engagement amongst our most at-risk students
  5. What are we doing right in Connecticut and what are we doing wrong?

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