Conference Agenda

Sponsored by the UCA College of Education

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Theme: “The Power of Equity is Powerful!”

ZOOM WEBINAR – SESSION 1

9:00-9:10              Check-In and Chat

9:10-9:15              Welcome:  Dr. Patricia Poulter, Provost & Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs, UCA

9:15-9:20              Opening Remarks:  Dr. Victoria Groves-Scott, Dean of the College of Education, UCA

9:20-9:30              Overview:  Dr. Candice Dowd Barnes, Associate Professor & Distinguished Education Equity Fellow, UCA

9:30-10:30            Keynote Address:  Rev. Dr. Denise Donnell, jusTalk Consulting – The Truth about You, Me & Equity”

10:30-10:40          Break

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10:40-12:15          Featured Sessions:  A – Mr. Jimmy Warren, B – Mr. Ayodele Harrison, C – Mr. W. Navarrete/Ms. T. Valencia

Session A:            Pay Me in Equity: Why Education without Equity Devalues Our Communities”

Session B:            “Building Brave Spaces” (If you attended this session, click HERE to fill out a participant reflection form.)

Session C:            “¡Adelante! Advancing our Latinx Communities Forward through Policy and Practice”


ZOOM WEBINAR – SESSION 2

12:30-1:30            Lunch Panel Discussion:  Faculty/Staff from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Black Teachers Matter:  An Analysis of Black Educators’ Experiences and Expectations”


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1:40-2:40               Breakout Sessions


ZOOM WEBINAR – SESSION 3

2:45-3:15               Closing Session/Call to Action:  Rev. Cory Anderson, CIO, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

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