EPC Equity Day

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Equity in Education Showcase
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 | 2pm-5pm
3310, 3314, 3105, 3110 | The Union

2:00 - 2:10 pm
Welcome Remarks by Marcie Wycoff-Horn (3310)

2:10 - 2:50 pm
Poster Presentations (3314) *See end of schedule for complete listing

2:50 - 3:00 pm
10 Min. Break

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Oral Presentations (3110)

  • 3:00-3:15 pm: “Creating an Effective Learning Environment in a Classroom: Preservice Teachers’ Perspective” by Maddie Slayton
    (ECMC) | Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

  • 3:15-3:30 pm: “Do Preservice Teachers Believe Schools Should be Required to Teach About Race Racism to Young Children?” by Kate
    Dietzen (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

  • 3:30-3:45 pm: “Milwaukee Urban Experience (MUE) Summer 2019:
    Reflections from UWL Pre-service Teachers on their Field 1
    Experience in an Urban Setting” by Reid Zietlow & Grace
    Korthals (Hist/SocSt) | Faculty Mentor: James Carlson
  • 3:45 - 4:00 pm: Q & A with Faculty Moderators: James Carlson & Rafael Ramirez

4:00 -4:10 pm
10 Min. Break

4:15 - 5:00 pm
Keynote by Nicholas D. Hartlep, “Racial Battle Fatigue in Schools and Society,” with Introduction by Marcie Wycoff-Horn (3310)

Poster Presentations
Teacher Strategies for English as a Second Language Learners
Lindsay Miller (ECMC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Preservice Teachers’ Thoughts on Preparedness to Teach in Low-Income, Urban Schools
Ty Washington (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

The Perceptions of Socioeconomic Status in the Classroom in the Eyes of Preservice Teachers
Elizabeth Rilling (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Dual Language Immersion Programs: Why is it Time to Adapt to Our Shifting Demographic?
Celina Ashley Farin (ECMC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Teacher Candidates and How They Perceive Gifted and Talented Students Within Their Future Classrooms
Halle Thomas (ECMC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Mental Health Curriculum: Teacher Candidates and Implementing Social-Emotional Learning
Kayley Schultz (Sociology)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Perception of Creativity in the Classroom Among Pre-service Teachers
Emily Moeller (ECMC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Implementing an Inclusive Classroom: Teacher Candidates’ Views and Feelings
Lexie Stark (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Anti-Bias Approaches: Preservice Teachers’ Values in Today’s Curriculum
Samantha Griesbach (ECMC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

A Narrative Inquiry on Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health: Perceptions of Preparedness and Curriculum Integration through the Lens of Pre-service and In-service Teachers
Jennifer Keller, (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

A Voice for English Language Learners: The Knowledge and Qualifications Teacher Candidates Acquire in Their Education Programs
Brittany Olivia Espe (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

ELs Being Wrongly Identified as “Special Education
Kathryn Dubanowich (Spanish & TESOL) | Faculty Mentor: James Carlson

Graphic Novels’ Place in the Secondary Classroom
Anna Walle (English Education)| Faculty Mentor: James Carlson

Common Misconceptions of Student Absences
Abbie Baumann (Chemistry Education)| Faculty Mentor: James Carlson

How the United States Education System Fails to Support Students’ Mental Health
Ryan Dunn (History/Social Studies) | Faculty Mentor: James Carlson

Creating Meaningful, Inquiry-Based Learning
Hannah Holt (History/Social Studies) | Faculty Mentor: James Carlson

Supporting and Integrating Latinx Culture in an Urban School Setting
Autumn Brauer (MC/EA & SpEd | Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Is Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) in Urban Education Successful?
Emily Virata (MC/EA) | Faculty Mentor: Alyssa Boardman

Educators Advocating for Social Justice for English Learners
Devin Pettys, Whitney Folkers, Amy Jo Hopfensperger, Halley Lepsch, and Abigail Duncan (TESOL) | Faculty Mentor: Heather Linville

Teacher Candidate Opinions on Social Justice: Are Universities Providing Enough Beneficial Strategies?
Emalyn Bauer (MCEA)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Curriculum through social-emotional learning: Comparing the view points and strategies of pre-service and in-service educators
Henry Klein (EC/MC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

Preservice Teachers Views on Feminism in the Classroom
Faith Wheat (ECMC)| Faculty Mentor: Scott Baker

The Growing Need for Linguistically Responsive Teachers
Jackie Seitz (Physics) and Hannah Holt (History/Social Studies) | Faculty Mentor: James Carlson

2019 Equity in Education

Program with detailed information coming soon!