Upcoming Events

Change and Innovation in Teacher Preparation: 
A Briefing to the Maryland Senate Education, Health & Environmental Affairs Committe

February 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Miller Senate Office Building, 2 West Wing

11 Bladen Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

Please join the Maryland Equity Project on February 14, 2018 for a briefing on the innovations underway in teacher preparation.

Creating relevant, engaging, innovative and high quality programs to attract the very best of Maryland’s students into teaching is the goal of all university-based teacher preparation programs in Maryland.  This briefing addresses some of the ways that universities are changing teacher preparation programs to meet the needs of today’s schools. 


  • Imani Dominique Goffney, Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Maryland, Incorporating Research-based Practices into Teacher Preparation
  • Daniel M. Levin, Assistant Clinical Professor & Middle School Programs Coordinator, College of Education, University of Maryland, Connecting Technology to Scholarship on Preparing Teachers to Practice
  • Drew S. Fagan, Assistant Clinical Professor & TESOL Program Coordinator, College of Education, University of Maryland, Partnerships with Districts: Innovations to Address Changing Student Demographics
  • Gail L. Sunderman, Research Scientist & Director of the Maryland Equity Project, College of Education, University of Maryland

Save the Date:                                                                                                                              

May 2, 2018               4:15 – 6:00 pm           School of Architecture Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public.

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

By Richard Rothstein • 2017

In The Color of Law, Richard Rothstein debunks the myth that America’s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation—that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. Rather, The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes clear that it was de jure segregation—the laws and policy decisions passed by local, state, and federal governments—that actually promoted the discriminatory patterns that continue to this day.

Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and a Fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He lives in California, where is a Fellow of the Haas Institute at the University of California–Berkeley.

Sponsored by: The Maryland Equity Project, The College of Education, and The Urban Studies and Planning Program, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation


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