Education & Ethnic Studies Summit 2017 Presenters
Attallah College of Educational Studies

» 4th Annual Education & Ethnic Studies Summit

collage of student art from the Ethnic Studies Summit 2018

Ethnic Studies Community Movements: From Resistance to Policy

Saturday, April 27, 2019
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sandhu Conference Center

The 4th Annual Education & Ethnic Studies Summit will explore the power of community and how to advance the Ethnic Studies movement toward sustained educational policy.

Summit Highlights

  • Dialogue Circles
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Workshops for Teachers, Students, Youth, and Parents
  • Live Performances

Event is free and open to the public.

+ - Summit Program

Check back regularly for updates and additions to the 2019 summit program.

8:00 am

9:00 am
Opening Ceremony

9:30 am

9:40 am
Opening Keynote

10:30 am
Session 1

11:40 am
Session 2

12:40 pm

2:00 pm
Session 3

3:00 pm

3:15 pm
Closing Keynote

4:00 pm
Awards and Recognition

Note this schedule is tentative and subject to change.

See the Ethnic Studies Summit 2018 webpage for a sample program.

+ - Student Art Exhibition

In conjunction with the 4th Ann. Education & Ethnic Studies Summit, Leatherby Libraries is hosting a special exhibition of artwork from local high school student.

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Exhibition Dates: TDB
Location: TBD

Keynote Speaker

photo of Wayne Au
Wayne Au
University of Washington Bothell
Wayne Au is a professor in the School of Educational Studies as well as the Interim Dean of Diversity and Equity and the Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Washington Bothell. He is also an editor for the social justice teaching magazine, Rethinking Schools. An old-school hip hop head and retired DJ, his work has focused generally on critical education theory, critical policy analysis, and teaching for social justice. Specifically, he has engaged in scholarship about high-stakes testing, social studies education, curriculum studies, and multicultural education.