Center Partnership Presentations and Materials

Join us each month to learn about and address critical issues in education. We are proud and honored to share these links to our past partnership presentations.

August 5: “Asian Americans:  {MIS}representation and {IN}visibility in Curriculum, Education and Pedagogy” with Dr. Betina Hsieh and Dr. Jung Kim

September 16:  “The State of Education in Illinois” with members of the Illinois State Board of Education, Dr. Jennifer Kirmes and Dr. Ernesto Matias.

October 14:  “Stories From Around the World: How to Develop International Partnerships, and Why It Is So Important for Faculty, Candidates and Programs” with panelists Kelly Monson and Julie Griffith , Rockford University; Ava Belisle-Chatterjee, Columbia University; Todd Oberg, Illinois College; and Barbara O’Donnell, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

November 11:  “The Project LEAD Fall Forum….The Racism Free Schools Act and ToolsfFor Connecting with Legislators, Providing Information and Sharing Your Opinion and Beliefs on Policy” with Bill Curtin and The Teach Plus Fellows



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December 2:  “The Teacher Pipeline:  All About Apprenticeships” with Dr. Lisa Barron, Austin Peay University, Tennessee. Watch the presentation at: You can also access the slides here:

Our next Partnership meeting is January 20th at noon. Please join us for Preparing Candidates to Teach Literacy in 2023 by registering at this link: We never charge for The Center Partnership events.