Class Act: The Need for Black Male Educators

Discovery Museum and Planetarium
4450 Park Ave,, Bridgeport, CT
About This Event: 

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


Event Type: 
Summit / Convention / Panel