2017 CARD Conference

Eighth Annual CARD Conference

Bridging the Cultural Divide

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mount Saint Mary College Hudson Auditorium

Keynote Speaker: Christopher Emdin, author of For All You White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y’all, Too

Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education. He is also the Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is an alumni fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, and currently serves as Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the U.S. Department of Energy and the STEAM Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State.

Dr. Emdin is a social critic, public intellectual and science advocate whose commentary on issues of race, culture, inequality and education have appeared in dozens of influential periodicals including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

Other speakers include:

  • Tatyana Kleyn, Founder and Producer of Living Undocumented, City University of New York
  • Jane Gangi, Nurturing Immigrant and Refugee Youth through Literature and Art, Mount Saint Mary College
  • David Mumper, Resource Specialist in Newcomer Programs, Southern Westchester BOCES

Download the CARD Conference Program (pdf).

Individual Registration: $100
OUBOCES School Improvement: $85 per member

Registration through My Learning Plan, CTLE credit available
(Continental breakfast and lunch included in registration.)
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For more information, please contact: Dr. Frances Spielhagen, Director, Center for Adolescent Research and Development, card@msmc.edu

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