Round Tables

Round Table 2010

July 17, 2010

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Materials



Round Table 2009

June 19-20, 2009

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Materials

This meeting will combine the features of a lecture series, roundtable discussion and working conference. The Banquet Dinner Dance will be located at the Marriott Hotel in the Renaissance Center on Friday, June 19, 2009.  The Round Table will be located at Wayne State University on Saturday, June 20, 2009. There will be:

  • Banquet speaker, Dr. Na’im Akbar, and Dinner Dance DJ
  • An opening keynote speaker: Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, Professor, University of  Wisconsin
  • Distinguished Moderator-led questioning of the speaker
  • Meetings of online communities
  • A panel of nationally distinguished African American education scholars, policymakers and practitioners to address the intersection of practice, research, and policy as they relate to African American children.
  • After a brief introduction, each of the panelists responds to questions posed by the moderator --  a distinguished educator.
  • Visionary dialogue regarding research, policy and practice between audience and panel.
  • ISAAC Committee Meetings (1 ½ hours).  The conferees will be divided into small groups for brainstorming, planning, working on the Mission of ISAAC.

Papers presented will be posted on the ISAAC website.

Round Table Speakers

  • Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, Professor, University of  Wisconsin
  • Dr. James C. Young, Professor, Clark Atlanta University
  • Dr. Robert W. Simmons, III, Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University
  • Godfrey Dillard, Esq., Lead Attorney, Supreme Court University of Michigan Affirmative Action Case
     


Round Table 2008

July 19, 2008

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Materials

This meeting will combine the features of a lecture series, roundtable discussion and working conference.  It will be located at Wayne State University on July 18, 2008. There will be:
  • An opening keynote speaker
  • Distinguished Moderator-led questioning of the speaker
  • Meetings of online communities
  • A panel of nationally distinguished African American education scholars, policymakers and practitioners to address the intersection of practice, research, and policy as they relate to African American children.
  • After a brief introduction, each of the panelists responds to questions posed by the moderator --  a distinguished educator.
  • Visionary dialogue regarding research, policy and practice between audience and panel.
  • Action Group meetings (1 ½ hours).  The Audience will be divided into small groups for brainstorming, planning, working on the Mission of ISAAC.

Round Table Speakers

  • Dr. V.P. Franklin, Presidential Professor,  University of California Riverside, Editor Journal of African American History
  • Dr. William H. Watkins, Professor,  University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Dr. James C. Young, Professor, Clark Atlanta University
  • Dr. Carol Brunson Day, President & CEO  National Black Child Development Institute
  • Dr. Carol D. Lee, Professor,  Northwestern University
  • Dr. Leslie Fenwick, Dean School of Education Howard University
     


NBCDI Conference 2008

October 2008

Annual Meeting of the National Black Child Development Institute
Atlanta, Georgia

Materials

This meeting will consist of a roundtable discussion and meeting of action groups. Meeting at the NBCDI meeting will offer an opportunity to acquaint ISAAC conferees with the work of NBCDI and involve NBCDI  conferees in different regions of the country in the dialogue and work of ISAAC.  It will also provide a second face-to-face meeting for ISAAC fellows.  The format for this meeting will be determined after the Round Table at WSU.  Possible activities include:

  • Meetings of online communities
  • A panel African American education scholars, policy makers and practitioners to address the intersection of practice, research, and policy as they relate to African American children (dependent upon budgetary resources).
  • Visionary dialogue regarding research, policy and practice between audience and panel.
  • Action Group meetings.  The Audience will be divided into small groups for Brainstorming, planning, working on the Mission of ISAAC.

Presentation handouts and transcripts will be available on  the ISAAC website.