COPE announces RII Speaker Series Fall lineup

Easton-Brooks, Kennedy and Danner for the RII Speaker Series in Fall 2022

August 25, 2022 — DENTON — The College of Professional Education brings back the Research, Inclusion and Innovation Speaker Series for the second year after a successful run during the 2021-22 academic year. For the 2022-23 academic year, Associate Dean Maria Peterson-Ahmad, PhD, announced a compelling lineup that includes: 

  • Donald Easton-Brooks, PhD
  • Michael J. Kennedy, PhD
  • Natalie Danner, PhD

Easton-Brooks, Dean of the College of Education & Human Development at the University of Nevada, Reno, will kick off the year with a presentation on equity in education. 

Kennedy, a professor at the University of Virginia, won the 2021 TED/Pearson Excellence in Teacher Education Award. He will be presenting “Building Declarative, Procedural, and Conditional Knowledge: The Elusive Pursuit of All Three”. 

Danner, the Early Childhood Content/Engagement Coordinator for the Illinois Early Learning Project at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, will present “Joyful Inclusion in Montessori Education”. 

Visit the RII Speaker Series page for more information on each speaker and to register for each presentation.

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Page last updated 1:15 PM, August 25, 2022