MTA Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee Conference

MTA Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee Conference: Celebrating Our Diverse Cultural Backgrounds

November 30 – December 1, 2012
Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center

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CONFERENCE FEES

$50 Conference registration fee only – no accommodations
$100 Conference registration fee with shared accommodations
$175 Conference fee with single room

WORKSHOPS

DEVELOPING CULTURAL IDENTITY
NETWORKING
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE: OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY
BARGAINING THE NEW EDUCATOR EVALUATION PROCESS
REACTING TO DIFFERENCES
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ETHNIC STUDIES?

KEYNOTE SPEAKER (Friday, November 30)

Reginald “Reg” Lee Weaver served two terms as president of the National Education Association from 2002-2008. A colorful and inspirational speaker, Weaver is a recognized expert on public education issues. He has testified before Congress on federal education policy and frequently provides a critical voice on public education for national publications.

LUNCHEON SPEAKER (Saturday, December 1)

Princess Moss, an elementary school music teacher in Louisa County, Va., was elected to the National Education Association’s (NEA) Executive Committee in July 2011 for a second, three-year term. A champion of children and public education at the local, state, and national levels, Moss has had more than two decades of education experience. Before being elected to the NEA Executive Committee, she served two full terms as president of the 62,000-member Virginia Education Association. Under Moss' leadership, VEA has increased its membership, lobbied successfully for an increase in retiree health care benefits, and advocated for greater investment in public education at the state and local levels.