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Spring 2019 Implementing a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy Workshop

Click HERE to register NOW. Space is limited. Early Bird registration ($125) before March 1st.

By | February 24th, 2019|CRP|0 Comments

Kamau Imani Parker-Morrison Scholarship

The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute (a 501c3 non-profit organization) has launched the Kamau Imani Parker-Morrison scholarship in memory of its namesake. Kamau was a passionate and committed special education teacher at Ascend Middle School in Brooklyn, New York. Cancer took his life way too early in his career. During his tenure at Ascend [...]

By | January 6th, 2019|Blog, Education|0 Comments

Fall 2018 Implementing a Culturally Responsive Practice Workshop

We invite all Maryland educators to join us this fall in our Implementing a Culturally Responsive Practice professional development workshop. In this three day (Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8) workshop you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to implement and develop as a culturally responsive educator. Participants will: gain a thorough understanding [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|CRP, Education, Events|0 Comments

Cultivating Culturally Responsive Practices at Southwest Academy

During the 2015-16 school year, the William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute partnered with Southwest Academy (Baltimore County, MD) to conduct our year long Cultivating a Culturally Responsive Practice teacher training. We worked with a core group of teachers from across a variety of disciplines to assist in their growth as culturally responsive practitioners. The [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|CRP|0 Comments

Challenges of Teaching African American History in US Public Schools: Reflections on 30 Years of Teaching

This post is based on a roundtable discussion I participated in at the 2015 African Heritage Studies Association Conference in New York City, NY. My oldest son, Akil Parker, was also a member of that panel speaking on his experience as a math teacher. Introduction This paper is a reflection on my more than 30 [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Blog, Education|0 Comments