Apr 12, 2016

Aperio 2016 Lineup Announced

Members of the Relay community will present original research during the spring lecture series.
Aperio 2016 Lineup Announced

Aperio: The Relay Research Collaborative kicks off its second season next week.

Aperio was launched in 2015 to increase the visibility of research conducted by Relay faculty and colleagues, to create a venue for research faculty to receive feedback on their research, and to nurture the development of diverse ideas and perspectives among faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Members of the Relay community are invited to attend the series in person at our New York campus, or by teleconference. A reception will follow each event. Descriptions of the events that are open to the public are listed below. For more information about Aperio and for call-in information, please contact this year’s coordinator, Patrick Comstock, at pcomstock@relay.edu.

April 12th, 1:00pm
"Empathy and Its Implications for Education” 
Dr. Patrick Comstock, Assistant Professor

Dr. Comstock will address the concept of empathy, how it works, and educational activities that are thought to develop it in teachers and students.

May 6th, 5:30pm
"Charter Schools and Traditional Public Schools: Overcoming Challenges in Cross-Sector Collaboration"
Shelby Keefer, Assistant Dean of Students & Assistant Professor of Practice, doctoral candidate at Penn State University

Aperio is pleased to partner with the Student Engagement Committee to co-host this event especially for current students and alumni. 

June 2, 1:00pm
“Racism, Political Correctness, and the Feint of Crying ‘Free Speech’ in Predominately White Institutions”
Mia Hood, Assistant Professor of Practice, doctoral candidate at Columbia University

Mia will present along with two of her students.

“The Ignorant Schoolmaster” 
Jessica Davis, Instructor, Southern New Hampshire University

June 9, 1:00pm
“Black Excellence: Understanding the Success of Black Male Teachers with Black Male Students in Early Childhood Education”
Nicole McGowan, Instructional Fellow, doctoral candidate at Columbia University

“Perceptions of Preparedness and Self-Efficacy of Novice Teachers from Relay Graduate School of Education Teacher Residency and Alternative Licensing Programs” 
David Wallace, Instructional Fellow, doctoral candidate at St. Thomas University

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