Presented by Ken Dickson and Donna Ford
Date, Time, Cost
April 26th, 2018
7.30PM EDT – 9.00PM EDT
Fee: $30.00 for SENG Members; $40.00 for Non-Members
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“A Culturally Responsive Equity-Based Bill of Rights for Gifted Students of Color” represents a culturally and equity grounded holistic approach for gifted and general education stakeholders who are passionate about and committed to equity and improving gifted education identification and services. It is designed to desegregate gifted education and advanced learner programs to support and advocate for students of color.
The authors include: Donna Ford, Ph.D., Ken Dickson, M. Ed, Michelle Frazier Trotman Scott, Ph.D., Dr. Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D., and Tarek Grantham, Ph.D.
About the Presenters
Ken Dickson, M.Ed. has served in K-12 exceptional needs administrative capacities for over 35 years, and in numerous national leadership capacities, with several educational advocacy groups that support children with exceptional needs.
His areas of investigation include:
– underrepresented learners in gifted education,
– overrepresented learners in special education,
– cultural diversity/advanced academics relationships,
– policy and practice,
– social and emotional needs of learners,
– professional learning and parent advocacy.
Ken is currently expanding an advocacy network on professional learning, education policy and practice as related to educational equity, cultural and academic diversity.
Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D., is Professor of Education and Human Development and Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair at Vanderbilt University. Professor Ford conducts research primarily in gifted education and multicultural/urban education. She consults with school districts, and educational and legal organizations on gifted education under-representation and Advanced Placement, multicultural/urban education and counseling, and closing the achievement gap.