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5th Annual Dr. Barbara A. Sizemore Summer Conference

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 27 & Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Duquesne University Power Center
1015 Forbes Avenue, Fifth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Day 1 · Tuesday, May 27, 2014

4:30-5 p.m. Registration & Reception
5-5:30 p.m. Prayer:  Rev. Jocelyn Gregoire and Sizemore Pipeline Student Presentations
5:30-6 p.m. Presentation:  Barbara A. Sizemore Urban Initiative Award
6 - 7 pm Opening Plenary Speaker:  Dr. Vanessa Siddle Walker, Emory University
7 - 7:30 pm Pittsburgh Public Schools - We Promise Panel - Facilitator:  Dr. Vanessa Siddle Walker, Emory University
7:30-7:45 pm Comments, Q & A, Closing

Day 2 · Wednesday, May 28, 2014

8:00- 8:15 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:00 a.m.

Welcome

  • Timothy Austin, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Olga M. Welch, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Education
  • Launcelot Brown, Ph.D., Current Barbara A. Sizemore Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at Duquesne University
9 - 9:30 am Research Overview:  Arnetha F. Ball, Ph.D., Inaugural Barbara A. Sizemore Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at Duquesne University
9:30-10:15 a.m. Morning Plenary Speaker: Dr. Tyrone Howard, University of California Los Angeles
10:30-12:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops in Canevin Hall
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1- 2 p.m. Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Lisa Delpit, Southern University
2- 3 p.m. Pro Vs. Con Common Core Panel with Dr. Tyrone Howard, Superintendent Thomas Washington, Penn Hills School District, Dr. Scott Graves, Assistant Professor, Duquesne University Department of Counseling, Psychology & Special Education & Pittsburgh Public Schools Teachers Union Representative, Mrs. Hannah McCarthy - Panel Facilitator:  Dr. Jason Margolis, Duquesne University, Chair Department of Instruction and Leadership
3- 3:30 p.m. Remarks & Closing - Dr. Launcelot Brown, Sizemore Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at Duquesne University