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Continuing Education

Race, Place, and Justice: Teaching About Redlining

Date: November 5 5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: South Chapel, Graduate Campus

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South Chapel, Graduate Campus

Our schools and classrooms are spaces where students rehearse the skills and strategies they need to lead successful lives. Why not create spaces for students to also rehearse the strategies they will need to take a stand for justice?

This workshop for 2nd-8th grade teachers, walks participants through one example of a rehearsal for justice. Participants will move through a model of how to create a play about housing rights, community organizing, and racial justiceeven in a 2nd grade classroom.

This workshop is part of our 2013-2014 Workshop Series

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Instructor: Katharine Johnson, M.A.T.

Fee: $30, includes CEUs/PDUs

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Credit Option: This workshop is part of our Fall 2013 Oregon Writing Project Series. Participants who complete all 5 workshops within this series have the option to purchase 1 semester hour of continuing education credit for an additional $200. Registration for credit will occur at the last workshop in that series. 

About the Instructor

Katharine Johnson teaches middle school at Irvington K-8 in Portland, Oregon. She has taught in grades 1-8 and served as writing coach for several years. Katharine is also co-director of the Oregon Writing Project and active in Rethinking Schools.

Katharine received the Ed Elliott Human Rights Award on April 20 from the Oregon Education Association. The Ed Elliott Human Rights Award recognizes contributions and leadership that advocates for social justice to promote quality of access, representation, and opportunity for all. 

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