As part of the 3rd Annual Edmund Gordon Lecture professor Sonia Nieto reflects on her life as a teacher, curriculum developer, mentor, ethnic studies instructor, researcher, and professor of teacher educator.
Professor Nieto draws a number of significant lessons about public education and its future for the most vulnerable students as well as for the nation.
Dr. Sonia Nieto has devoted her professional life to questions of diversity, equity, and social justice in education. A native of Brooklyn, New York, she taught at the intermediate and elementary levels before moving on to her first position in higher education as an instructor in the Puerto Studies Department at Brooklyn College. She received a doctoral degree with specializations in curriculum, multicultural education, and bilingual education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. After working for the Massachusetts Department of Education for a year, she accepted a faculty position at her alma mater where she remained for 26 years, retiring as a full professor.
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Thursday, October 8, 2015
5:00 p.m. reception in Everett Lounge;
6:00 p.m. Lecture in Milbank Chapel
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