Lewis Guest Speaker to Discuss Teaching Social Justice
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. The event is free and open to the public.
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.”