New Haven Public Schools, CT NAACP To Host Town Hall Meeting on Minority Teacher Recruitment from HBCUs
NEW HAVEN, CT (November 30, 2016) –- New Haven Public Schools has teamed up with the NAACP, to host a 2-day symposium with Historically Black Colleges and Universities to strategically recruit effective teachers and administrators of color to serve in the District’s 47 schools.
District members and NAACP leaders are set to host representatives from nearly 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the intention of discussing the importance of Minority Teacher Recruitment and the potential of creating a teacher pipeline to New Haven Public Schools from HBCU’s throughout the country.
During the day, HBCU Deans of Educationwill participate in several workshops facilitated by representatives of the Connecticut State Department of Education. The workshops will include topics on principal engagement, preparing teachers from HBCUs, teaching and learning in Connecticut, and the Connecticut teacher certification process.
On Thursday, there will be an open-to-the-public Town Hall meeting where the community are invited to hear Dr. Harvey address how HBCUs can help with New Haven’s minority teacher recruitment.
WHAT: Open to the Public Town Hall Meeting Key Note Speaker: Dr. William Harvey, President of Hampton University
WHO: Interim Superintendent Dr. Reginald Mayo, Dr. Rudy Crew, President of Medgar Evers College and former Chancellor, NYC Schools Dr. Gwendolyn Brooks, Former National President, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Dr. David Swinton, President of Benedict College Scot X. Esdaile, President of Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches Dr. Benjamin Foster, Education Chairman CT NAACP Conference
WHERE: Yale Law School 127 Wall Street New Haven, CT 06511
December 1, 2016 7:30PM - 9:00PM
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