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Contact: Christina Holmes
phone: (415) 338-1665

Educational leaders gather at SFSU to learn effective teaching methods for African American students

WHAT: More than 250 teachers from across the country will convene at San Francisco State University to analyze effective classroom curriculum and instructional practices for African American students. Participants will study the history, culture, language and pedagogy used to teach students in kindergarten through high school. Leaders in the field will deliver keynote speeches, and participants will break into small groups where master teachers will demonstrate classroom lessons. This 2001 Profe ssional Development Summer Institute is presented by SFSU's Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Educational Achievement.

WHO: Many participants teach in Bay Area schools. Others include education leaders and practitioners noted for their work in achieving excellence with African American children. These scholars-in-residence are from Northeastern University, Georgia State University, Medgar Evers College, Northwestern University and San Francisco State University.

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 14 through Friday, Aug. 17. Daily activities vary. Please call Christina Holmes at 405-3803.

WHERE: Various locations at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco

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