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The Other Side of Poverty in Schools

Date: 05/13/2014

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: 325 Education Sciences Building

Cost: $125 general admission, $75 for University of Minnesota staff and faculty, and $25-$50 for University of Minnesota students. University of Minnesota Staff and Students please contact Colleen Clements at cleme234@umn.edu for a special promotional code to receive a discounted rate and more information about the event


Led by Dr. Mark Vagle (Curriculum and Instruction) and project associates Angela Coffee and Colleen Clements.

In this exciting, stimulating, and intensive one-day workshop, teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators will:

  • Learn about the five principles for change to better meet the needs of working-class and poor students
  • Develop research-based teaching practices sensitive to working-class and poor children and families
  • Reflect on formative assessment of working-class and poor students across the curriculum
  • Take away powerful classroom ideas for incorporating social class-related content
  • Get ideas for establishing positive relationships with working-class and poor families
  • Earn 5 continuing education credits

Co-sponsored by the CLASSroom Project and the CEHD Office of Professional Development


  • Name: Colleen Clements
  • E-mail: cleme234@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: College of Education and Human Development

More information: https://osopmay13.eventbrite.com

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Colleen Clements, cleme234@umn.edu.

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