#ECC17 Conference Schedule

nettrice_profile_picThe Second Annual Educators of Color Conference
We BEEN Here: Educators of Color Changing the World of STEAM
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Cambridge, MA

Conference Schedule

9:15-9:45 Registration and Breakfast, Media Cafeteria, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Sponsored by Shady Hill School
9:50-10:00 Welcome
10:00-11:30 Keynote, Dr. Nettrice Gaskins, Cambridge Public Library Lecture Hall

Vernacular Science & Technology: Its Role in Education

11:30-12:45 Workshops, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
12:45-1:45 Luncheon, Media Cafeteria, CRLS
2:00-3:00 Panel: Reflections on the Dilemmas, Challenges and Rewards of being a Professional of Color in STEAM,

Dr. Theresa Perry, Moderator


Dr. Michelle Goe, Quantitative Trader, Quantopian

Michael Martin, Software Engineer, Cayan LLC

Dr. Adrian Mims, National Director & Founder, The Calculus Project

Loren Murphy, Embedded Analytics Technical Specialist, IBM Analytics Organization

Dr. Fay Shaw, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, Tufts University

Adia Wallace, Program Assistant, National Programs at MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs

3:00 Closing Remarks

Image credit for Dr. Nettrice Gaskins source 

Schedule: Educators of Color Conference #ECC16

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the June 11, 2016 Educators of Color Conference. All events are FREE thanks to our wonderful sponsors. 

8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast (Breakfast sponsored by Cambridge Public SOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAchools)
9:00-9:30 Welcome and Keynote by Dr. Theresa Perry
9:30-10:30 Session 1 Workshops
10:40-11:40 Session 2 Workshops
12:00-12:50 Lunch and Performance (Lunch sponsored by b.good)
1:00-3:00 Dr. Christopher Emdin presentation at Cambridge Public Library

Reminders: to update your RSVP for the conference, please visit here for the morning sessions and here for the afternoon session. Note that the conference is currently at capacity. If your plans to attend the conference have changed, please update your RSVP to release your tickets to someone on the wait list. Workshop descriptions are available by clicking here.

What’s Coming Up:

  • We are finalizing the program and sponsors. If your organization wants to advertise or sponsor this event, please contact us.
  • Coming soon: a conference syllabus of relevant readings to sustain our work leading up to the conference and long after it’s done
  • More details soon.

In solidarity

The Educators of Color Conference Organizing Team

Image of Dr. Theresa Perry from NCTE