Look for the Gardner Center at AERA 2017 in San Antonio and plan to attend two sessions pertinent to the meeting theme of educational equity.
SUNDAY APRIL 30: 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Fourth Floor Crockett B
A Promise Neighborhood symposium titled Family Engagement in Promise Neighborhoods: A Critical Look at Interventions in Four Federally-Supported Sites will include a presentation by Jorge Ruiz de Velasco and Laurel Sipes focusing on San Francisco’s Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN). The Gardner Center has supported implementation and ongoing assessment of the MPN initiative since 2013.
MONDAY, MAY 1: 12:25 p.m. to 1:55 p.m., Fourth Floor Crockett C
A Gardner Center symposium titled Actionable Research to Advance Equity features papers from Gardner Center researchers:
Evolution of a University-District, Research-Practice Partnership: Strategies and Challenges
Kendra Fehrer, Erica Messner, and Jacob Leos-Urbel
Promoting Learning and Action: Building Practitioners’ Capacity to Engage in Inquiry and Use Data
Hadar Baharav and Elizabeth Newman
The Influence of Place, Power, and Politics: The Dynamics of Cross-Sector Collaborations
Amy Gerstein, Jamila Henderson, and Samuel Taeho Yi