Pre-lecture refreshments will be served from 6:15-6:45 p.m. Gay will then make a presentation, which is free and open to the public, titled "Improving Minority Student Achievement Through Culturally Responsive Teaching."
As a professor of education at Washington, Gay teaches multicultural education and general curriculum theory. She is known around the world for her scholarship in multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, staff development, classroom instruction and intersections of culture, race, ethnicity, teaching and learning.
Gay is the author of At the Essence of Learning: Multicultural Education and Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Practice and Research, which earned the 2001 Writing Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. She is also editor of Becoming Multicultural Educators: Personal Journey Toward Professional Agency, and she has made contributions to several other publications in the field.
Funding for the program is provided by the Fund for the Improvement of Education, a federal-sponsored grant. For more information or to reserve a block of seats, contact Mary Watkins, coordinator of Wittenberg’s Minority Teacher Recruitment program, at (937) 327-6347 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Written by: Ryan Maurer