KEYNOTE: "ENGAGE US or ENRAGE US: A Student Shares Proven Engagement Strategies for School and Home"

Tuesday February 4, 2020
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Sidney Marcus Auditorium (with live broadcast in The Annex)

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Journey with this mother-son duo as they collaboratively highlight the benefits of culturally responsive student engagement as the primary ingredient in bringing equity to life for all students. Master Derrick will share his engaging classroom and home experiences as he advocates for all students to be exposed to equitable teaching strategies. Dr. Henry will illustrate the importance of building bridges between home and school as it is a central challenge to the 21st Century Title I school. Together, they shed light on how students in the most stress-engulfed environments benefit from administrators, teachers, and parents who embrace the six core principles of engagement: ENGAGE—Empower. Nuture. Grip. Attend. Guide. Enjoy.


Due to limited seating in the Auditorium, this session is also broadcast live in The Annex.


Tuesday, February 4: Derrick Henry, Jr. will be signing copies of his book outside room A308, beginning at 10:15am.

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