Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sub-Group Meeting: African-American Issues

A meeting of the reducing bias work-group focusing on African American concerns will be held Wednesday August 15, 2012. The time of the meeting is from 9Am to noon, in room 104 of Mother Theresa Hall on the campus of … Continue reading

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Team Member Biography: Marcus Washington, Ed. S.

Marcus Washington, Ed. S. received his graduate training from The University of Iowa, an American Psychological Association accredited program. Mr. Washington is entering his 15th year as a School Psychologist and is employed with the West Metro Education Program, FAIR School Downtown (Minneapolis), an integrated district that services 12 member school districts in the metro area with students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. As a practicing school psychologist, Mr. Washington implements the best practices with special consideration to the relevance of education, students and their families, culture, community, social, and communication factors. Mr. Washington plays an active role in the pre-referral process and serves in leadership roles on various interdisciplinary teams. Through the University of Minnesota and school district partnerships, Mr. Washington serves on the Cultural Liaison Advisory Board and participated in a training program for Cultural Liaisons as part of two federally funded grants to address pre-referral processes for African American students and disproportionate referrals to special education.

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Parent Advocacy Training

Nationwide Parent Advocacy Trainings to Launch on August 10 Series of Trainings Aims to Identify and Support African American Parent Leaders COLUMBUS, OH, AUGUST 2, 2012 – Next week marks the official launch of a series of nationwide trainings aimed … Continue reading

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Sub-group Meeting: School Climate Issues

A meeting of the reducing bias sub-group focused on school climate issues will take place on Tuesday, August 7th from 10:00 AM to noon at the Caribou Coffee shop on Park Place Blvd in St. Louis Park. Facilitator of this … Continue reading

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