William Howe, is the soon-to-be retired 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.
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.
He has been an educator for 35 years in the U.S. and Canada and has made seven trips to China and one to South Africa to study multicultural education. In 2007 he made his first trip to Israel to study the Holocaust. He has given over 350 workshops, lectures and keynotes on diversity, multicultural education and organizational development. He is a regular presenter at state and national conferences, has appeared on both radio and television on diversity issues. Over the past fifteen years, he has trained over 14,000 educators in multicultural education.
AWARDS & HONORS
Howe, W. A., & Lisi, P. L. (2014). Becoming a multicultural educator: Developing awareness, gaining skills, and taking action. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Winner of the 2013 Philip C. Chinn Multicultural Book Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education.
2012, June 20 – Honorary High School Diploma from the Webb Schools, Hartford, CT. (Commencement Speaker).
2008, April 15 – Honoree. Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (CIRC) for the 11th annual “Immigrant Day” at the State Capitol Tuesday, April 15, 2008, a day to honor immigrants from throughout Connecticut who have made valuable contributions to their communities and/or professions. Citations were awarded by Governor Jodi Rell, Lt. Governor Fedele, Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, State Comptroller Nancy Wyman, The CT General Assembly and Congressman Joe Courtney.
2005, Oct. 17 – William Howe Scholarship for Gender Equity in Education. Established annually by the CT Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education for the Annual CT Conference on Multicultural Education.
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