Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Gloria Ladson-Billings is the former Kellner Distinguished Chair of Urban Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, a Fellow of the Hagler Institute of Texas A&M University, and a member of the National Academy of Education (where she served as President from 2017 - 2021).

Her area of expertise is culturally relevant pedagogy and equity focused instruction. She is author of the critically acclaimed book, The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children as well as 2 other single authored books, 10 edited books, and more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. She is the recipient of 9 honorary degrees from US and international universities.

Gloria Ladson-Billings Visit – Friday, November 10

  1. Morning session (approximately 90 minutes) – SAC 221-223-225
  • 8:30 AM: Morning Workshop opens for participant sign-in.
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Welcome and Introduction (Brother Sage Introduction)
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Morning workshop in session
  • Topic is inclusive teaching and educational practices for all students in the classroom.

(This event is free and open to area P-18 educators. To register, please fill out the registration form.)

  1. Evening session – Joshi Performance Hall
  • 5:00 PM: Sign-in and doors open for Keynote Speech
  • 5:30 PM – 5:45PM: Welcome and Introduction (Chancellor Susan Elrod and Charlotte Pfeifer)
  • 5:45 PM – 7:15PM: Keynote Event

(This event is free and open to public. To register, please fill out the registration form.)

Last reviewed: 11/2023