The Roche Center for Catholic Education brought together 200 thought leaders for the first-ever "National Summit on Catholic Schools and Hispanic Families." The conversation focused on exploring different opportunities for Catholic schools to adopt new strategies to better service Hispanic families.
Professor Dearing and other researchers who serve on the Development and Research in Early Math Education (DREME) Network explain the long-term developmental benefits of exploring basic math concepts with preschool-age children. The DREME Network has launched a number of initiatives that help parents teach their kids math through simple activities.
Professor Diana Pullin and other experts in higher education debate one of the most popular policy concerns of the 2016 presidential debate: the cost of college. Pullin, a professor of education law and publicy policy, argues that the answer requires an understanding of the consensus of what should be "free" and the responsibilities of the state and federal governments in higher education.
Wednesday, October 5
The Endowed Chairs Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Henry Braun, Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy. Dr. Braun will present "How Long is the Shadow? The Relationship of Parental Education to Selected Adult Outcomes: Results from PIAAC" in Campion 139.
Wednesday, October 5
The McMullen Museum will host a Lynch School Night featuring the James-Dentello Chamber Duo. The event will run from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Space is limited (first come, first served).
Thursday, October 6
The Center for Human Rights and International Justice will host Kalina Brabeck, Associate Professor of Counseling, Rhode Island College, as a guest speaker for its “After Obama: What is the future of our 'Nation of Immigrants'?” conversation series. Professor Brabeck will present "The Influence of Immigrant Parent Legal Status on Immigrant Families and Developmental Outcomes for US-born Middle Childhood Children."
Thursday, October 20
Stanton Wortham, Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean of the Lynch School of Education, invites you to "Privilege and Critical Race Perspectives' Intersectional Contributions to a Systems Theory of Human Development" featuring Margaret Beale Spencer.