American Society for Public Administration
SECTION ON PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION EDUCATION
Balancing Theory & Practice in Public Service Professionalization
May 24 & 25, 2016
School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA)
Newark, New Jersey
At the conference, attendees will hear from keynote speaker Dr. William Howe on “Multicultural Education.” Dr. Howe has been the President of Multicultural Dimensions, his own training and consulting firm, since 1991. He has been an educator for 35 years and the former program manager for culturally responsive education, multicultural education, bullying and harassment, gender equity, and civil rights at the Connecticut State Department of Education. Dr. Howe has a BA in Psychology from McMaster University; a BEd in Elementary and Special Education from the University of Western Ontario; a MS in Management Science from Lesley University School of Management, and his MA and EdD from Teachers College/Columbia University.
Fair Housing & Civil Rights Conference
April 7 – April 8, 2016 | Springfield, MA
Join us for the 10th Anniversary Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference, afree two-day symposium featuring workshops, panel discussions, networking and career development opportunities, all led by distinguished civil rights activists, government officials, world-class trainers, and non-profit organizations.
Attend workshops, panel discussions, and meet leaders from Federal and state agencies and organizations from across the Northeast, including: The EEOC,HUD, DOJ, FBI, MCAD, MA AGO, MA Office on Disability (MOD), New EnglandHuman Rights Commissions, Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC), Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD), Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), The Kellogg Foundation, The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Western New England University (WNE), and more.
Talk with speakers, attend book signings, meet dynamic practitioners and network with other attendees who are working to promote equality and fairness nationwide.
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Honoring our 25th Anniversary-NAME’s new book
In honor of our 25th Anniversary
NAME is excited to announce the publication of this important NAME book about Multicultural Education–
A Renewed Paradigm of Transformation
and Call to Action”
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2015 Teachers College/Columbia University Distinguished Alumni Award
April 11, 2015
Dr. William (Bill) Howe, Ed.D. ’91, is the State Title IX Coordinator and Education Consultant for Multicultural Education at the Connecticut State Department of Education. He is Past-Chair of the Connecticut Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs and Past-President of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). He is an adjunct professor of education at the University of Connecticut, Albertus Magnus College and Quinnipiac University. In 2006 he was named Multicultural Educator of the Year by NAME. In 2008, he was recognized at the 11th annual “Immigrant Day” at the Connecticut State Capitol, a day to honor immigrants from throughout Connecticut who have made valuable contributions to their communities and/or professions. His textbook “Becoming a Multicultural Educator: Developing Awareness, Gaining Skills, and Taking Action” by SAGE won the 2013 Philip C. Chinn Multicultural Book Award from NAME.
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Other scenes from the Academic Festival
On Mother’s Day this year I was honored to give the Commencement speech at the Southern Connecticut Chinese School in New Haven. English, Spanish and Mandarin are considered by many to be the trifecta of key languages needed by workers today. They are the three most commonly spoken languages in the world.
With Dr. Henan Cheng, Deputy Principal of the Southern Connecticut Chinese School located at Southern Connecticut State University. Dr. Cheng is also Associate Director, Center on Chinese Education, Adjunct Faculty, Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University.
The Southern Connecticut Chinese School (SCCS) is devoted to Chinese language teaching. Established in 1995, with the help from the Calvary Baptist Church at New Haven and through years of the volunteered efforts of parents and a group of dedicated, motivated teachers, the School has evolved from a small after-school class with one teacher and several students to a non-profit educational institution of over 500 students from 40 towns in the Greater New Haven area.