TWU announces 2022 Spicola Forum
The keynote speaker for the 55th Rose Spicola Forum in Literacy Learning will be Catherine Compton-Lilly, Ed.D., the John C. Hungerpiller Professor of elementary education at the University of South Carolina.
This year’s Spicola Forum is Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at MCL Denton Campus. Compton-Lilly, also an Emerita professor in literacy studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be presenting:
Confluences of Possibility: Intriguing Examples of Child-Centered, Culturally Responsive Teaching.
Through examples in multiple real-world contexts, Compton-Lilly will broaden thinking around child-centered and culturally responsive teaching to help students be more agential around anti-racist, abolitionist, and culturally sustaining ideas in classrooms.
There are additional opportunities at the 2022 Spicola Forum:
- Select two from multiple breakout sessions led by DFW teachers
- Graduate student seminar in synthesizing research
- Free professional learning sponsored by TWU Literacy and Learning and organized by the TWU Spicola Graduate Student Committee.
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