Education Summit 2011
PLENARY SESSION I
A Discussion with Dr. Edmund W. Gordon. Neighborhoods of Promise: Home, Community and School
Dr. Edmund W. Gordon, Co-founder, The CEJJES Institute
Professor Edmund W. Gordon is the Richard March Hoe Professor of Psychology and Education emeritus and Director of the Institute of Urban and Minority Education, (IUME), at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also served as Interim Dean from 2000 to 2001. Professor Gordon is also the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Yale University, and he is Senior Scholar in Residence at the College Board. In 2004, The Educational Testing Service created the Edmund W. Gordon Chair in Evaluation, Research and Policy in his honor. In 2005, Columbia University named its facility in Harlem the Edmund W. Gordon Campus of Teachers College.
James Montesano,Superintendent of Nyack Schools.
Judith Johnson, Retired Superintendent of the Peekskill City School and former Acting Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education for Elementary and Secondary Education under President Bill Clinton.
Judith Johnson - 2011 Advocacy Breakfast
Angela Glover Blackwell with Tavis Smiley
PolicyLink CEO Angela Glover Blackwell talks about the work of the Harlem Children's Zone at the 'Changing the Odds' Conference in November of 2009.
2011 Keynote Speaker:
Ms. Angela Glover Blackwell
Founder and CEO or Chief Executive Officer, PolicyLink
As a leading voice in the movement for equity in America, Blackwell is a frequent commentator for some of the nation's top news organizations, including the Washington Post, Salon, and the Huffington Post, and has appeared regularly on such shows as public radio's "Marketplace," "The Tavis Smiley Show," "Nightline," and PBS's "Now."
Many thanks to our event sponsors:
Spring Valley NAACP Town of Ramapo
The CEJJES Institute,
Rockland Community College,
Comprehensive Education & Family Resource Center
SUNY Rockland Community College
East Ramapo Central School District,
East Ramapo PTA Council,
NAACP-Spring Valley Chapter,
Nyack School District,
Rockland County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc,
Epsilon Chi Chapter Tau Phi Chapter