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Teaching Black History Conference

Date: 7/27/2018  Start Time: 8:00 AM  End Time: 7:30 PM  Location: Frederick Douglass High School, 310 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO 65203

Register Now: $40.00 cash or check (payable to the University of Missouri; mail to 303 Townsend Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, attention LaGarrett King, Director).
Held annually, the Teaching Black History Conference aims to improve Black history curriculum decision-making and instructional practice. Individual sessions are led by classroom teachers as well as university professors. This year’s theme is Teaching Black History across the Disciplines: A Black Studies Approach, focusing on how teachers can bring aspects of Black history into the classroom.

The guest panel features Karyn Parsons, founder of Sweetblackberry. You may know Karyn as Hillary from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Aire, a popular sitcom during the 1990s. Sweetblackberry develops Black history cartoons for school children. Featured presentations include Black History 101 Mobile Museum and Teaching Tolerance

Please register by June 1, 2018.

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