May 1

AERA 2017 Annual Meeting

  • San Antonio TX

Knowledge to Action
Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity


Celebrating and Advancing HBCU STEM Research Networking Reception
6:00 pm18:00

Celebrating and Advancing HBCU STEM Research Networking Reception

  • City Club of Washington DC

Join the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network and the Young Executives Committee of the City Club of Washington, DC for a networking reception on Thursday, April 20th from 6-8 pm at the City Club of Washington, DC

RSVP @ www.qem.org/rsvp

Help us welcome STEM research teams who competed for the QEM-NSF training experience, from the following HBCUs:

Alabama A&M | Alabama State University | Albany State University | Bennett College | Bethune-Cookman University | Clark Atlanta University | Fisk University | Fort Valley State University | Harris Stowe State College | Jackson State University | Lincoln University MO | Norfolk State University | Southern University | Texas Southern University | Xavier University of LA

Feb 4

National Male Student Success Conference

The theme this year is Creating 21st Century Pathways to Male Success.
Preparing students for success in the 21st Century and beyond.
Dr. Ivory Toldson will be the Keynote Speaker - Orlando, FL

6:00 pm18:00

Public Meeting

Location: 2235 Shannon Place SE, first floor
                Taxi Cab Commission Administrative Hearings Room

Our presenters will be Child Support and UDC Workforce Development and Adult Life Long Learning Program. Please note that Child Support is managing approximately 3,000 open cases. They have been successful in identifying and engaging a significant number of “non-custodial” parents in employment and family services initiatives. In the UDC Workforce Development program, students are primarily from East of River and a significant percentage are males of color.  Transportation, child care, and unstable living conditions continue to pose barriers to program completion. These will be the primary topic areas. Agenda is forthcoming.

Nov 2

Minority Serving Community Colleges: Uniting for Student Success

A national convening of minority serving community colleges at the U.S. Department of Education. The event will take place in Washington, DC, and will offer opportunities to:

  • Exchange promising practices on student success with community colleges from across the country;
  • Meet representatives from federal agencies and learn about federal programs for minority serving institutions;
  • Hear from and speak with researchers and funders;
  • Interact with representatives from the U.S. Department of Education;
  • Engage with minority serving community college communities of practice.

There is no conference fee; however, your institution will need to pay for all related travel expenses, meals, and miscellaneous costs for your participants. Due to space limitations, each college or organization is limited to 2 representatives as attendees.

For information on registration, agenda, and other details, please click here to view the meeting website. We are also soliciting presentations in six key topic areas on the meeting site – please take a look and think if there is any expertise you and your college could share with your peers.

4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
Oct 29

4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

The 4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference will feature Dr. Patricia Hill Collins, Dr. Ivory Toldson, and Dr. Joy DeGruy as plenary speakers. BDN2016 brings together both world renowned and emergent scholars and professionals from the social sciences, STEM and humanities to function as a resource, a support system, as a space of intellectual exchange, and a place to create connections and develop collaborations.

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta Hotel

1:30 pm13:30

Maryland State Teachers Education Association's 2016 Representative Assembly

Audience: Approximately 150-350 educators from across Maryland
Session Goals: Discuss institutional racism, specifically as it effects public education and the lives of students; give attendees an opportunity to share their perspectives in a safe space; give some sense of next steps and ways to continue the conversation and activism around the issue.