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Missing Voices


Missing Voices 2015 Requests Your Proposal to Present

The third annual Missing Voices conference is planned for February 16, 2015 (registration opens January 5). The theme for this year's conference is "Honoring Local Brilliance: We’re the Ones We've Been Waiting For!" and will focus on local talent, ideas and resources available to parents, youth, community members, and educators/administrators. If you are a student, parent, community member/artist, or educator interested in inspiring, equipping, and connecting conference attendees with resources to create a more just and excellent educational experience for all students, you are invited to attend. Attendance for educators is $75 and includes conference participation, breakfast and lunch. Youth, parents, and community members attend the event for free. Registration is required and will be available at this site January 5, 2015. If you are an educator or administrator and have questions about bringing youth or parents to the conference please contact us at missingvoices@smumn.edu.

Submission Form

To submit a proposal via email, fill out this document

 

About Missing Voices

Each year the Culturally Responsive Teaching program hosts Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit which is a unique opportunity in the world of educational conferences. The conference is focused on bringing together youth, parents and educators to engage in dialogue and creative problem solving surrounding the inequities and gaps in our educational system. The program strives to bring multiple perspectives and stakeholders to the table, welcoming their wisdom and lived experience.  We believe that as educators, we cannot work in isolation if we desire true change and justice for our students. Participants in Missing Voices will experience a variety of participatory activities, dialogue, and expert keynotes as they are asked to collectively commit to action. Past keynotes have included Dr. Sharroky Hollie and Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings. View the video to see some highlights from the most recent conference. 

Questions?

Contact us at missingvoices@smumn.edu