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Cultivating the Genius of Black Children
City of Seattle Bertha Knight Landes Room (5th Avenue entrance)
Seattle, WA
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Hilltop Educator Institute Presents:
Cultivating the Genius of Black Children
Tuesday, May 8th
Facilitated by Dr. Debra R. Sullivan

As our schools become more diverse, cultural responsiveness is an increasingly important skill for teacher efficacy and childrens success.  Substantial research indicates that Black children have distinct, unique learning styles and preferences.  When we create classroom environments that meet the learning needs of Black children, we create opportunities for them to excel through effective pedagogy, strategies and best practices.  This is a great opportunity to increase your cultural intelligence, break down the disconnect between learning preferences and learning environments that must be bridged before the achievement gap can be closed, and develop closer relationships with Black parents and families.

Dr. Sullivan is the President of the Seattle Black Child Development Institute. The primary focus of her work is implementing appropriate learning environment for Black children and working families and communities to increase their advocacy for their children. She is the author of three books and served on the Governing Board of the National Association for the Education of Young Children as a Member-At-Large.

Washington STARS hours available - please bring your MERIT I.D. number.

Hilltop Educator Institute is proud to present this event in conjunction with City Hall.

Part of the Hilltop Educator Institute event series. Check out our other events!

Online registrations closes at 12:30pm on Tuesday, May 8th.  You can purchase tickets at the door.  We accept all major credit cards.  If paying by cash, please note, we unfortunately cannot break bills $50 or higher.  Please arrive early in order to purchase your ticket.  Email Mike at institute@hilltopcc.org for any questions.

Many thanks to our Educator Discussion Series sponsors:

KidsQuest Children's Museum

Thank you to the Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) who has provided free registrations for all of City of Seattle DEEL staff and DEEL's early learning partners in the Seattle Preschool Program (SPP), the SPP Pathway Program, and the Step Ahead Program for each event this year!
Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning

Many thanks to The Seattle Public Library whose generous support made this event possible:

The Seattle Public Library

Tickets are non-refundable one week before the event date.  Refunds can be requested from Brown Paper Tickets up until one week before the event.  If you become unable to attend the event after the refund deadline, please feel free to transfer your registration to another attendee.  Simply have your guest sign-in at the event using the name given at registration.
Tuesday May 08, 2018 6:15 PM - Tuesday May 08, 2018 8:30 PM | Free - $35.00


City of Seattle Bertha Knight Landes Room (5th Avenue entrance) (View)
600 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
United States


Education > Classes
Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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