Posted by Roger Rollins on Oct 30, 2018
The speakers at our Noon Meeting on Monday, November 5, are:
 
Dr. Lisa Harrison (associate professor) and Dr. Theda Gibbs Grey (assistant Professor), both in the Department of Teacher Education in the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University. Dr. Harrison, whose area of expertise is middle grades, and Gibbs Grey, who has an academic emphasis in literacy, have conducted research, sponsored by The Spencer Foundation, to explore the experiences of black girls who have faced school disciplinary actions to better understand their needs and to improve school structures that support their social, emotional, and academic well-being.
 
Their presentation is titled: Black Girls Matter: Exploring the Lives of Black Middle School Girls Who Have Faced School Disciplinary Actions.
 
  Thanks to Rotarian Ann Paulins, Assoc. Dean and Professor, The Patton College of Education, Ohio University, for this information.