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Dr. Etta Hollins-TR-Speaker.jpegDr. Etta R. Hollins
Professor and Ewing Marion Kauffman/Missouri Endowed chair for Urban Teacher Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
7 p.m. March 21, 2018 in French Auditorium​  

Dr. Etta Hollins designed and coordinates the graduate certificate in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, aimed at improving classroom teaching practices for urban and underserved students. She is the author of numerous articles, books, and other publications. Her book Culture in School Learning has won two national awards and her book Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation received the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education 2016 Outstanding Book Award.

Professor Hollins’ expertise in the field is well-recognized. In 2015, Etta Hollins was a spotlight speaker for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, research speaker for the Association of Teacher Educators, and keynote speaker for the Maryland Cultural Proficiency Conference. She presently serves as a member of the accreditation council for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the research and policy advisory council for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, and the teacher education advisory council for Salish Kootenai College. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her work including lifetime achievement awards from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and Pittsburg State University, Kansas. In 2015, she received the American Education Research Association Presidential Citation for her work in advancing knowledge of teaching and learning for urban and underserved students.

See Dr. Hollins presentation and video  
The Interconnectedness of Public Education and Teacher Education> Purpose, Process, Content and Outcomes



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Roxanne Jordan
CEHS Dean's office

This presentation is sponsored by the T.R. Johnson Endowment established in 1992 to honor CMU graduates T. Ray Johnson, Timothy Robert "Bob" Johnson and Myra Thon Johnson. Annual endowment earnings are used to support speakers who further enhance excellence in teaching and learning within the College of Education and Human Services and the greater CMU educational community.
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