The Center for Teaching Quality presents Jose Vilson (This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education) and Barnett Berry (Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don't Leave)

Thu 7/24 7pm
The Center for Teaching Quality presents Jose Vilson (This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education) and Barnett Berry (Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don't Leave)

Haymarket Books 9781608463701 / Jossey-Bass 9781118456194

Join us for an evening of edifying conversation and discussion surrounding contemporary teaching! Presented by The Center for Teaching Quality, this discussion is free and open to the public (although an RSVP would be appreciated)!

About Barnett Berry:
Barnett Berry is Founder, Partner, and CEO at the Center for Teaching Quality, a national nonprofit organization based in Carrboro, North Carolina.
Barnett is a former classroom teacher, think tank analyst, and university professor. Collaborating with twelve accomplished teachers, he outlined a bold vision for the profession's future in Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our STudents and Our Public Schools... Now and in the Future. His second book, Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead but Don't Leave, written with Ann Byrd and Alan Wieder, was published by Jossey-Bass in August 2013.

About Jose Vilson: Jose Luis Vilson is a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. His first solo project, This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education was published by Haymarket Books in the spring of 2014. He currently serves as the president emeritus of the Latino Alumni Network of Syracuse University and as a board member on the Board of Directors for the Center for Teaching Quality. He writes regularly for Edutopia and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and has contributed to The New York Times, CNN.com, Education Week, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa NY. He has also been featured at PBS, Mashable, Idealist, Chalkbeat NY, TakePart, Manhattan Times, and the National Journal. He co-authored the book Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Students and Public Schools … Now and In The Future.

His first solo project, This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education, was published by Haymarket Books in the Spring of 2014, which was endorsed by American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, NYU professor Diane Ravitch, and Philadelphia principal and White House Champion of Change Chris Lehmann. - See more at: http://thejosevilson.com/about/#sthash.Ui5LgCxW.dpuf

osé Luis Vilson is a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood / Washington Heights neighborhood of New York, NY. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in mathematics education from the City College of New York. He’s also a committed writer, activist, web designer, and father.

His first solo project, This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education, was published by Haymarket Books in the Spring of 2014, which was endorsed by American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, NYU professor Diane Ravitch, and Philadelphia principal and White House Champion of Change Chris Lehmann.

He currently serves as the president emeritus of the Latino Alumni Network of Syracuse University and as a board member on the Board of Directors for the Center for Teaching Quality. He writes regularly for Edutopia and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and has contributed to The New York Times, CNN.com, Education Week, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa NY. He has also been featured at PBS, Mashable, Idealist, Chalkbeat NY, TakePart, Manhattan Times, and the National Journal. He co-authored the book Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Students and Public Schools … Now and In The Future with Dr. Barnett Berry and 11 other accomplished teachers, and profiled in two other books: Teacherpreneurs (Berry, Byrd, Weider; 2013) and Teaching with Heart (Scribner, Intrator; 2014).

He was named one of GOOD Inc.’s GOOD100 in 2013 of leaders changing their worlds and an Aspen Ideas Scholar in 2013. He has also spoken at TEDxNYED, Education Writers Association Annual Conference, Netroots Nation, and the Save Our Schools March. His blog, TheJoseVilson.com, is well-regarded, named one of the top 25 Education Blogs by Scholastic, Education World, and University of Southern California Rossier School of Education’s Teach 100.

- See more at: http://thejosevilson.com/about/#sthash.Ui5LgCxW.dpuf

osé Luis Vilson is a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood / Washington Heights neighborhood of New York, NY. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in mathematics education from the City College of New York. He’s also a committed writer, activist, web designer, and father.

His first solo project, This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education, was published by Haymarket Books in the Spring of 2014, which was endorsed by American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, NYU professor Diane Ravitch, and Philadelphia principal and White House Champion of Change Chris Lehmann.

He currently serves as the president emeritus of the Latino Alumni Network of Syracuse University and as a board member on the Board of Directors for the Center for Teaching Quality. He writes regularly for Edutopia and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and has contributed to The New York Times, CNN.com, Education Week, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa NY. He has also been featured at PBS, Mashable, Idealist, Chalkbeat NY, TakePart, Manhattan Times, and the National Journal. He co-authored the book Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Students and Public Schools … Now and In The Future with Dr. Barnett Berry and 11 other accomplished teachers, and profiled in two other books: Teacherpreneurs (Berry, Byrd, Weider; 2013) and Teaching with Heart (Scribner, Intrator; 2014).

He was named one of GOOD Inc.’s GOOD100 in 2013 of leaders changing their worlds and an Aspen Ideas Scholar in 2013. He has also spoken at TEDxNYED, Education Writers Association Annual Conference, Netroots Nation, and the Save Our Schools March. His blog, TheJoseVilson.com, is well-regarded, named one of the top 25 Education Blogs by Scholastic, Education World, and University of Southern California Rossier School of Education’s Teach 100.

- See more at: http://thejosevilson.com/about/#sthash.Ui5LgCxW.dpuf

 

Event date: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Next to Foster's Market & Kitchen
27514 Chapel Hill
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Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don't Leave Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781118456194
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Published: Jossey-Bass - August 12th, 2013

This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education Cover Image
By Jose Vilson, Karen Lewis (Foreword by), Pedro Noguera (Afterword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781608463701
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Published: Haymarket Books - May 27th, 2014

Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780807751541
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Published: Teachers College Press - December 19th, 2010