Friday, July 27, 2018
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 Sweet Blackberry
. You may know Karyn as Hillary from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Aire, a popular sitcom during the 1990s. Sweet Blackberry develops Black history cartoons for school children. Featured presentations include Black History 101 Mobile Museum
and Teaching Tolerance
Please register by June 1, 2018.