Dr. Christine Sleeter, professor emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State University and former president of the National Association for Multicultural Education, will speak at 6 p.m. Feb.14 in the Lewis University Dining Room, located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. Her talk will focus on how to promote social justice teaching and learning in K-20 schools.
A published author, avid researcher and dedicated teacher, Sleeter has years of experience in the social justice field. She is a former a high school learning disabilities teacher and university faculty member. Sleeter also is immediate past president of the National Association for Multicultural Education. Her research focuses on anti-racist multicultural education and teacher education. She is currently developing a new area, critical family history. Sleeter has won numerous awards and published over 100 articles in journals and edited books. Her most recent books include “Teaching with Vision, Critical Multiculturalism: Theory and Praxis” and “Doing Multicultural Education for Achievement and Equity.”
Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.
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