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LiberatED

April 23, 2021 – April 24, 2021

Virtual

A two-day virtual convening focused on the Black Male Educator perspective. Hear from national and local Black Male Educators discussing Anti-racist Practices and Black Male Educator Data and Research. Come have conversations about Liberating Yourself, Your Class, and Your Community.

Speakers

 

 


Evo Hannan


Teacher, Ed Talks Live



Dr. Tyrone Bates


President/CEO True Empowering, LLC



Jason Terrell


Co-Founder/Executive Director, Profound Gentlemen

 



Ayodele Harrison


Senior Partner, Education Director , BMEsTalk CommunityBuild Ventures



Brandon Calloway


Executive Director , GIFT



Curtis Valentine


Founder / CEO, Real Men Teach



Dr. Anthony Lewis


Superintendent , Lawrence Public Schools



Dr. Auburn E. Ellis


Founder / CEO, Studio 54oo



Dr. Chris Emdin


Professor , Columbia University


Dr. Dennis Carpenter


Dr. Dennis Carpenter


CEO/Founder , Aspirational Insights



Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings


Profesor Emerita, University Madison-Wisconsin



Dr. Jayson Strickland


Superintendent , Hogan Prep



Dr. Keith Jones


Principal , Platte Country SD



Dr. Mark Bedell


Superintendent , Kansas City Public Schools



Dr. Rodney Smith


Co-Founder , Sophic Solutions


Dr. Sean Stallings


Superintendent , DeLaSalle Learning Center

Emir Davis

Director of Black Male Engagement, Center for Black Teacher Development



Dr. Eric Johnson


Principal , Winnetonka HS

 


Dr. Vashawn Smith


Principal , Grandview HS



Jason Allen


Community Builder
Profound Gentlemen



Rakim Amalu Jenkins


The Insightful Teacher
Abolitionist, Motivational Speaker, Mentor, Life Coach, Educational Consultant
High School History Teacher, Bronx, NY

 


Ritchie Cherry


Increasing the number of Black Male Educators in KCPS
Director Recruiting and Retention Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools



Colmon Holmes


The Psychological State of the Black Community



Paul Turner


Diverse Curriculum in KCMSD


Ritchie Cherry


Increasing the number of Black Male Educators in KCPS
Director Recruiting and Retention Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools

 


Colmon Holmes


The Psychological State of the Black Community

 


Paul Turner


Diverse Curriculum in KCMSD

Friday, April 23rd

09:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Supporting Black Male Educators with Accomplice-ship in your School

As white educators, what are the tools and mindsets necessary to support Black Male Educators?

Join Keith and Tyrone as they talk about practical ways to support black male educators in mostly white spaces.

Liberation of the Black Community

Join Voices of the People as they speak on the history of the Panther Party, activism and education, and future liberation that starts with us.

Engaging with Parents and Families in our communities

Vashawn Smith

Principal , Grandview HS

Principal Smith will be speaking his success and learnings as a building leader from this year’s covid crisis.

Saturday, April 24th

09:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Academic Rebellion

Patrick Jones

Senior VP Leadership and Equity, The Mind Trust

Developing Your Digital Media Voice

Evo Hannan

Teacher, Ed Talks Live

The Unmasking Process: Creating a Foundation for Transformational Work

Ayodele Harrison

Senior Partner, Education, CommunityBuild Ventures

Economic Liberation of Your Community

Brandon Calloway

Executive Director , GIFT

Retaining Black Men in School Environments Through Storytelling

Courtney Moyer

Perseverance Impact Director, Profound Gentlemen

10:35 AM – 12:30 AM

Sustaining Black Men in Education

Emir Davis

Director of Black Male Engagement, Center for Black Teacher Development

Liberation of the Community, Social Impact Bonds

Voice of People

Community Activist, Voices of the People and the Black Panther Party

Being an Accomplice for Black Male Educators

Dr. Tyrone Bates & Dr. Keith Jones

Stress Relief for Black Male Educators

Ritchie Cherry

Recruitment & Retention Coach, KCPS

Personalized DEI Learning: Pathways for Black Educators

Eric Soto-Shed

Faculty, Harvard University