Dr. William Parrett will share the powerful voices of teachers—many of whom grew up in poverty—to amplify the five classroom practices that permeate the culture of successful high-poverty schools:
• Caring relationships and advocacy
• High expectations and support
• Commitment to equity
• Professional accountability for learning
• The courage and will to act
Registration includes lunch served on-site. Dr. Parrett’s book “Disrupting Poverty” co-authored with Kathleen Budge, will be on sale at the event.
For more information, contact Owens Saylor at 800-928-5272, ext. 108.
About the Presenter: KASA welcomes Dr. William Parrett as he leads this important event.
Drawing upon decades of research and myriad authentic classroom
experiences, Dr. Parrett’s work dispels harmful myths, explains the
facts, and urges educators to act against the debilitating effects of
poverty on their students.