Tuesday, September 6, 2022
6:00 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT
The event will be in person at Bank Street for a limited number of guests and live streamed for virtual registrants.
2022 Barbara Biber Convocation
The Barbara Biber Convocation is the centerpiece of the Bank Street Graduate School of Education orientation and a welcome for incoming graduate students. The event provides an opportunity for the College community to engage with seminal thinkers on leading issues in education.
About the Guest Speaker:
Committed to “creating opportunities for young people to thrive,” Dr. Charisse Taylor has dedicated her life to supporting equity and excellence in education for young people from marginalized communities. She has led large-scale initiatives focused on racial and gender equity, social-emotional learning, increased access to computer science education, and pipeline development of high-growth careers in the tech sector for the largest school district in the country, serving 1.1 million students. In addition to her equity-centered innovation work, Dr. Taylor has been coaching persistently failing schools and districts on the path to improvement since 2015. Trained in several models of continuous improvement, including serving as a certified coach in the Data Wise Project at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Dr. Taylor has facilitated numerous workshops and coaching sessions for school leadership teams around the country. Dr. Taylor currently serves as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Norwood Public Schools and is also the CEO of Connecting Forward LLC, an education consulting firm that provides professional development, executive coaching, and strategic planning for school districts and youth-serving organizations.
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