The Woodson-ASWAD African & African Diaspora Teacher-Training Institute: Centering Black History in K-12 Curricula

The Woodson-ASWAD African & African Diaspora Teacher-Training Institute: Centering Black History in K-12 Curricula

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A Free Online Program for K-12 teachers in Charlottesville Public Schools and Albemarle County Public Schools


October 16th, 2021 (9AM – 3PM)

This online program is a collaborative effort between The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American & African Studies and The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD). 

The Woodson-ASWAD African & African Diaspora Teacher-Training Institute aims to provide cutting-edge, accessible African and African Diaspora scholarship to K-12 educators. Through engaging and informative discussions, practical suggestions for curricular implementation, and resource guides, the Institute will help K-12 educators to accurately and effectively teach their students the rich histories and cultures of African and African-descended peoples. 


Speakers:

Kia Lilly Caldwell
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Diversity, Washington University in St. Louis
https://provost.wustl.edu/people/kia-caldwell/
      
Anne Rotich
Assistant Professor of Swahili, The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, University of Virginia. 
https://woodson.as.virginia.edu/people/profile/ajr6y 

Katrina Spencer
Librarian for African & African American Studies, University of Virginia.
https://www.library.virginia.edu/staff/kls9wv 

Robert Trent Vinson
Director and Chair, The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, University of Virginia. President, Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD).
https://woodson.as.virginia.edu/people/profile/rtv4a 
 

Agenda


9-9:15 am

Welcome remarks by Robert Trent Vinson


9:15-10:15 am

Session I: Teaching Global Africa Part 1

Robert Trent Vinson


10:30-11:30 am

Session II: Teaching Global Africa Part 2

Anne Rotich


11:30-12:30 pm

LUNCH BREAK


12:30-1:30 pm

Session III: Teaching the African Diaspora in Latin America: Making the Experiences of Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Communities Visible

Kia Caldwell


1:45-2:45 pm

Session IV: Digital Resources Beyond the Required Curriculum

Katrina Spencer


2:45-3pm

Closing Session, Remarks, Post-workshop Evaluation Survey

When: 
October 16, 2021 9:00am to 3:00pm
Where: 

Zoom

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