Class Act: The Need for Black Male Educators

Discovery Museum and Planetarium
4450 Park Ave,, Bridgeport, CT

Join us for a critical discussion on the importance of recruiting and retaining Black male educators, and the positive impact Connecticut’s investment in teacher diversity can have on student outcomes.
Panelists Include:
Avery Washington
Boys and Girls Village, Milford, CT
Ron Jones
Math Teacher
Bridgeport Public Schools
Adham Conaway
Math Teacher
New Haven Public Schools
Sharif El-Mekki
Founder, The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice
Director, The Center for Black Educator Development
Richard de Meij
World Language Teacher
Hartford Public Schools
Facilitated by:
MacArthur Cheeks
Social Studies Teacher
Middletown Public Schools
Rylan Mayo
High School Student
New Haven Public Schools
Refreshments will be served