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Freedom Teaching: Douglass Center Summer Institute

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT

Free

The Frederick Douglass Center for Leadership Through the Humanities presents

FREEDOM TEACHING

Date: Friday, July 19, 2024
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm – Breakfast and lunch will be provided
Location: Tawes Hall
University of Maryland, College Park (Greenline train to College Park Metro and FREE UMD shuttle to campus and on-campus parking available)
 

Inspired by the 60th anniversary, legacy, and ongoing significance of Freedom Summer and Freedom Schools, the theme for this year’s Summer Institute will be Freedom Teaching. Through a series of workshops led by UMD faculty and local area teachers, we will explore topics including

 

  • Rosa Parks and Black Power
  • Performing the Black Freedom Struggle
  • Teaching Palestine-Israel
  • AI & the Classroom
  • Pedagogy and Hip Hop

 

 

Maryland, DC, and Virginia secondary school and community-based educators are encouraged to attend!

 

  • Maryland school-based educators who attend will be eligible to receive 8 Professional Development Points (PDPs)! More information here.
  • DC School based educators who attend will receive a certificate of attendance for PLUs to submit for their renewal teacher credentials.
We look forward to you joining us on July 19.
 
The Douglass Center Team

Details

Date:
July 19
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://douglasscenter.umd.edu/