Massachusetts Community Colleges
Teaching, Learning & Student Development Conference (TLSD)
TOOLS FOR THE NEW NORMAL: Innovations in Equity, Access and Success
Friday, april 9, 2021 held virtually at quinsigamond Community college
Welcome & Keynote – Community Colleges: Thriving During Challenging Times
Presenters: Dr. Danette Howard, Dr. Carlos E. Santiago, Dr. Luis Pedraja
Employing an Anti-Racist Lens to Build Inclusive College Curriculum and Student Services
Friday, October 16, 2020, 9am-2pm
The keynote speaker for the event is Estela Bensimon, Dean’s Professor of in Educational Equity at the USC Rossier School of Education and Director of the Center for Urban Education, which she founded in 1999. With a singular focus on increasing racial equity in higher education outcomes for students of color, she developed the Equity Scorecard—a process for using inquiry to drive changes in institutional practice and culture.
This conference was originally scheduled for April. If a proposal was accepted for the earlier iteration for the conference, the presenter(s) may request that it remain on the conference agenda or withdraw it from consideration. The new request for proposals can be located on the RCC website. The proposal submission portal is now open. The deadline to submit a proposal for the virtual conference is Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.
Stay tuned for more information on how to register.