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Chronicling the Black Freedom Struggle in U.S.

A virtual professional learning series for educators to explore the content and pedagogy of EEAPC’s new Black Studies Curriculum for NYCPS from the Black Education Research Center


Join us for the fourth in a series of 8 professional learning programs designed to engage teachers with the rich content and critical pedagogies featured in the Black Studies as the Study of the World: PK-12 Black Studies Curriculum for New York City Public Schools. Presented by the Black Education Research Center (BERC) at Teachers College, these virtual sessions will take place monthly on Mondays from 3-4:30pm EST. CTLE credits are available for each session.


Participating teachers will receive access to pilot lessons, teaching resources and opportunities for instructional support from BERC’s Curriculum and Professional Learning Team. Sessions are 60 minutes with 30 minutes of Q&A. All sessions are from 3-4:30pm EST.


Full Schedule:

November 13 – Intro to Black Studies for PreK-12 classrooms

December 4 – Mapping the African Diaspora: Teaching the Global Black Experience

January 8 – Teaching Black Studies through Reading: Great Books for All Ages

February 5 – Chronicling the Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S.: 17th-21st Century

March 4 – African Civilizations and Culture: Past and Present

April 8 – Teaching Black Studies through Art: Visual Literacies

May 6 – Black Heritage and Cultural Communities in New York City

June 3 – Teaching Black Studies through Music & Dance


Questions? Email us at berc@tc.columbia.edu, or visit www.blackedresearch.org


Event link will be sent to registered participants only 24 hours before the event.


Feb 05 2024


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


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Teachers College, Columbia University
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