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
: $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.