Sunday, April 6, 2008

2008 Multicultural Summit - CEC conference

2008 Multicultural Summit – Culturally Diverse Exceptional Students: Remembering the Past, Looking Toward the Future
Boston, MA
April 5, 2008

The panel addresses disproportionate representation among culturally diverse exceptional students. They focused on research and best practices in assessment, public policy, research, curriculum and instruction, and teacher preparation for culturally and linguistically diverse students with exceptionalities.
Please email me if you would like to see my detailed notes.

1. Achieving Equity in Special Education: History, Status, and Current Challenges
Russ Skiba - The Equity Project at Indiana University

2. Elizabeth Harry
University of Miami, FL

3. Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Gifted Ed
Recruitment and retention Issues

Donna Y. Ford (Vanderbilt)
Tarek C. Grantham (
Gilman W. Whiting (Vanderbilt)

4. Beyond Research On Cultural Minorities: Challenges and Implications of Research as Situated Cultural Practice

Kathleen King - Arizona State Univ.
(There were more but I had to leave early to go to the Teacher of they Year luncheon).

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