CCEI Events

Upcoming Events: The following are some community, school district, university, and College of Education events that may be of interest to you.

  • October 5th: Beyond Cultural Erasure: Expanding Latinx Opportunities for Educación

    A professional development experience to explore the opportunities and challenges to culturally and linguistically relevant pedagogy amongst Latinx student populations. Event will include a keynote speaker, a student panel presentation and four breakout sessions.

    Invited Keynote Speaker: José Gonzalez, Mexican American Studies program, Tucson, AZ.
    Date: October 5th 2019, 8.30-12.30 (Registration at 8)
    Location: ED 119, College of Education, FAU Boca Raton Campus

    Breakout sessions:

    1. “Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy” by Dr. Hanizah Zainuddin and Allyson Berrios de Gacharna
    2. “Precious Knowledge” – Discussion of ideology and practice in Latinx education by Dr. Dilys Schoorman and Dr. Carlos Diaz
    3. “Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for Latinx Students” by Jameson Stell
    4. “Enseñando Latin America to the future generation” by Brian Crouch


  • October 19th: Pride and Prejudice: 50 Years since Stonewall

    A professional development experience for all educators who wish to better serve LBGTQ students. The event will feature guest speakers, panel presentations and break-out sessions that highlight emerging research, personal experiences and opportunities for reflection.

    Invited Plenary Speaker: Amanda Canete, Youth Program Director, Compass
    Date: October 19h 2019, 8.30-12.30 (Registration at 8)
    Location: ED 119, College of Education, FAU Boca Raton Campus

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    Breakout sessions:

    • Queerly Pedagogical
      Barclay Barrios, Ph.D
    • Emerging Research and Implications for Practice
      Dominic Grasso, Ph.D. and Rebecca Lewis
    • Gender Privilege
      Jamie Weiss, Ph.D. and Felicia Levine, Ph.D
    • Transgender Students' Needs in Schools- Part 1 and Part 2
      Lucas O'Ryan and Michael Riordan, Compass.


  • October 26thSTRUGGLE IN PERPETUITY: Justice, Community Engagement and the Right to Education
    Keynote Speaker: David Stovall, Ph.D.
    Date: October 26, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30 P.M
    Location: Live Oak Pavilion on the Boca Raton Campus

  • October 31stFaculty Forum: Diverse Views and Inclusion in Today’s Pedagogy
    Join FAU faculty as they discuss issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and explore ways in which difficult topics can be addressed.
    Date: October 31, 2017 Time: 10-11:30 A.M
    Location: Boca Raton Campus Board of Trustees Room

  • November 6thCCEI Doctoral Mixer
    Students to meet our newest colleagues, network with those who have complementary interests or simply renew friendships!
    Date: November 6, 2017 Time: 5-7:30 P.M.
    Location: Parkside Clubhouse, Boca Raton