Infusing African American Content
into the K-12 Classroom
July 17-18, 2022
W Hollywood Hotel
6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028
Join master teacher, historian, and filmmaker Dr. Daniel E. Walker on a two-day professional development experience designed to improve classroom instruction, parent involvement, and community engagement.
INCREASE YOUR CONTENT KNOWLEDGE
DEVELOP EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR COMMUNICATING WITH STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND COMMUNITIES OF AFRICAN DESCENT (e.g., African American, Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean, and African)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All K-12 teachers, site administrators, and any district personnel concerned with curriculum and instruction, teacher training, parent advocacy, diversity, and equity.
DAY 1-TOUR OF BLACK LOS ANGELES
From the city’s Afro-Mexican founders to Issa Rae’s groundbreaking Insecure, we explore the history, art, and culture of people of African descent in one of the world’s most influential cities.
DAY 2-FULL DAY WITH DR. DANIEL E. WALKER
Join one of the nation's most prolific public historians as he takes participants on a deep thematic journey exploring the history, art, and culture of people of African descent in America. From the history of influential African empires and the struggle for freedom and equality, to expressions in literature, music, and art, participants will leave the institute feeling infinitely more comfortable infusing African American content into their standards-based teaching.
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Deadline: June 30, 2022
Deadline: July 8, 2022
*Includes 3 meals, bus tours, and conference materials. Lodging is not included in registration.
District Purchase Orders
3711 Long Beach Blvd., Suite #4123
Long Beach, CA 90807
The W Hollywood Hotel is offering a 15% discount on hotel rates for conference participants if they book through the official hotel site.
You should also check rates on travel sites as they might be cheaper than the rate on the official W Hollywood site. There are also numerous great hotels within walking distance.