Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Education on Location Focuses on Urban Education

Issues that Divide and Unite in Urban Education: Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There!

Richard Milner Education on Location2Being born in an urban area doesn’t mean that you don’t have options. The Millersville University College of Education and Human Services will host, “Issues that Divide and Unite in Urban Education: Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There!” on March 21 at the Winter Visual & Performing Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

This lecture is part of the Millersville Education on Location series. H. Richard Milner will discuss how educational experiences and outcomes of students in urban schools are essential as we work to create a more equitable and just society for all.

  1. Richard Milner IV is the Helen Faison Endowed Chair of Urban Education, Professor of Education as well as Director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh. He has courtesy professorship appointments in africana studies, sociology and social work. His research, teaching and policy interests concern urban teacher education, African American literature and the social context of education. In particular, Milner’s research examines practices and policies that support teacher effectiveness in urban schools.

The Education on Location series focuses on national issues at home.

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