Summer Teaching Institute

Infusing African American Content
into the K-12 Classroom

Join master teacher, historian, and filmmaker Dr. Daniel E. Walker on  professional development experience designed to improve student achievement, classroom instruction, and parent involvement and community engagement.

JULY 25-29, 2023
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa (Montgomery, AL)

Learning Objectives

Increase your content knowledge

  • History/Social Sciences
  • English/Language Arts
  • STEM
  • Visual and Performing Arts


Develop effective strategies for communicating with students, parents, and communities of African descent.

  • African American
  • African
  • Afro-Latino
  • Afro-Caribbean


Prepare educators to implement: 

  • AP African American Studies
  • AB 101 (Ethnic Studies)
  • Prop. 28 (Arts Education)

Who Should Attend

All K-12 teachers, site administrators, and any district personnel concerned with:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Teacher Training
  • Parent Advocacy & Engagement
  • Student Achievement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Institute Description

Contextualized by the sites and sounds of the American Civil Rights Movement, the 2023 Dr. Daniel E. Walker Summer Teaching Institute takes educators 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, STEM, music, and art, participants will leave the institute feeling infinitely more comfortable infusing African American content into their standards-based teaching and communicating effectively with students, parents, and communities of African descent. 


Early Registration

Deadline: March 1, 2023


Regular Registration

Deadline: May 1, 2023


Late Registration

Deadline: July 1, 2022


District Purchase Orders


Perfect Works

3711 Long Beach Blvd., Suite #4123
Long Beach, CA 90807

Hotel / Lodging

Travel and lodging are the responsibility of the participant. 

The Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa (201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104) is the official hotel of the 2023 Dr. Daniel E. Walker Summer Teaching Institute and there are a number of hotels in downtown Montgomery within walking distance of the Renaissance.  

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