Avoice Presents: Keep the Faith in Education: Rep. Adam Clayton Powell and the passage of ESEA
Watch the 2015 Avoice Issue Forum panel on keeping the faith in education! Panelists looked at the monumental passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was the chair of the Education and Labor Committee at the times and was instrumental in its passage. Using materials curated on the Avoice web site, the panel discussed the role of Rep. Powell and CBC members in the passage of this landmark legislation and also look at the recent CBC educational priorities.
Moderator - Ms. Adrena Ifill Blagburn, Avoice Virtual Library Project Director
The Honorable Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce
Dr. Lorretta Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer, American Federation of Teachers
Mr. William Jawando, Former Senate staffer and White House aide
Ms. Michelle Stent, Former Counsel - House Education & Labor Committee
Avoice Spotlights: Share My Lesson
Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come together to create and share their very best teaching resources. Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other.
Share My Lesson has a significant resource bank for Common Core State Standards, covering all aspects of the standards, from advice and guides to help with dedicated resources that support the standards.
Developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect, the largest network of teachers in the world, the Share My Lesson team has highlighted some free lesson plans, worksheets and activities to help teachers celebrate African-American History Month in their classrooms. To view some of these excellent resources, click here.
Avoice is proud to highlight the work of the tremendous organization and we encourage our users to visit their website today. To learn more about Share My Lesson please visit www.sharemylesson.com.
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