Race, Ethnicity and Public Education: Deepening the Conversation

The MTA Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee Conference offers participants the chance to discuss some of the most pressing issues in education today — along with workshops to build skills and the opportunity to broaden professional networks.

“Race, Ethnicity and Public Education: Deepening the Conversation” is the theme of the 2016 conference, which will be held at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center on Dec. 2 and 3.

Keynote speakers will be:

Gabriel Tanglao Gabriel Tanglao, A high school social studies teacher in New Jersey, Tanglao believes the well-being of his students depends on educators’ activism outside of the classroom. He calls the struggle to adequately fund public education a moral fight.
Tony Menelik Van Der Meer Tony Menelik Van Der Meer, Senior lecturer of Africana Studies at UMass Boston. He is co-editor of the book State of the Race, Creating Our 21st Century: Where Do We Go From Here? He is also on the board of the Center of Instructional Teaching at UMass Boston.

Date: Friday-Saturday, December 2-3, 2016

Location: Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, 1657 Worcester Rd. Framingham, MA 01701

Registration Fees:

  • Reception & Dinner (Friday only) – $25.00
  • Conference (Saturday only) – $65.00
  • Dinner & Conference Registration (Friday & Saturday) – $75.00