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Information Session: M.A. in Counseling

Wednesday, Jul 24, 5 pm
University Hall Room 1143

The M.A. in Counseling Program prepares students to be culturally competent social justice counselors to work with diverse populations of all ages in the following four areas: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Addictions Counseling, School Counseling, and Student Affairs/Higher Education. Students are prepared to work with diverse populations in elementary and secondary schools, community mental health agencies, student affairs positions in colleges and universities, and substance abuse...

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Standing Up for the Common Good: Justice, Ethics and Civic Responsibility

Wednesday, Apr 17, 3:30 pm
University Hall 1070

Dr. Fennimore is a teacher educator with over 25 years of experience in teaching, activism, and scholarship. Please join us as she addresses equity and social justice issues in the university classroom setting. The discussion will address how to manage difficult conversations and interactions in the classroom. 

We encourage faculty, staff, and graduate students across campus to join us for this important conversation.

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Using Graphic Novels, Comics and Manga in the Classroom

Saturday, May 11, 1 pm
University Hall

2nd Annual mini-conference on using graphic novels, comics and manga in the classroom.

A free event devoted to using sequential art to help develop literacy skills and content area knowledge.

Agenda:

1:00 - 1:20 Opening Presentation

1:30 - 2:30 Workshop Block One

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 3:45 Workshop Block Two

3:45 on Informal Networking

Workshops:

Graphic Novels and Critical Thinking Making and Understanding...
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Info Session: M.A. in Counseling

Monday, Apr 8, 8:15 pm
University Hall Room 3054

The M.A. in Counseling Program prepares students to be culturally competent social justice counselors to work with diverse populations of all ages in the following four areas: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Addictions Counseling, School Counseling, and Student Affairs/Higher Education. Students are prepared to work with diverse populations in elementary and secondary schools, community mental health agencies, student affairs positions in colleges and universities, and substance abuse...

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The 2019 Educators' Exchange

Tuesday, Apr 9, 9 am
Student Center Ballrooms A & B at 9:00 am; University Hall, 7th Floor from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Meet with Administrators from 60+ schools!

Open to all Teacher Education Alumni and May 2019 Graduates

If you have any questions, call or email CEHS Career Services at 973-655-7865 or cehscareer@mail.montclair.edu.

Register: https://bit.ly/2VVq5Sd

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So You Want to Talk About Race ... and Health?

Thursday, Apr 4, 6 pm
University Hall 7th Floor Conference Center

Racial categories are socially constructed. There is no true scientific or biological basis for "race". 

Nevertheless, science shows us that racial disparities in health are real.

For example, compared to other racial groups in the U.S., African-Americans fare worse on most measures of health status with higher rates of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, asthma, cancer, HIV, infant mortality, preterm birth, and maternal mortality.

Why? And what can we...

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Creativity and Imagination Symposium

Wednesday, Apr 3, 6 pm
Presentation Hall of the College of Communication and Media

The CRC is pleased to announce that Dr. Pablo P.L. Tinio, Editor, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts and Associate Professor, Educational Foundations in the College of Education at Montclair State University, will convene the Spring 2019 annual Symposium on the Imagination and Creativity in Education.

Special guests: Ashwin Vaidya, MSU College of Science and Mathematics; Julie Dalley, MSU Research Academy for University Learning; Joshua Aronson, New York University;...

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Does Compliance Matter in Special Education: IDEA and the Hidden Inequities of Practice

Tuesday, Apr 16, 5:45 pm
University Hall Room 1040

Join us for this important conversation:

Dr. Catherine Voulgarides discusses her recently released book, Does Compliance Matter in Special Education: IDEA and the Hidden Inequities of Practice.

Catherine Kramarczuk Voulgarides is an educational consultant and an assistant professor of special education at Touro College in New York City.

"This important book addresses critical issues related to the education of children with special needs and makes the case for why...

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Lecture: Freedom of Religion

Wednesday, Mar 20, 6 pm
University Hall 1020

“The Freedom of Religion or Belief: Framework, Implementation and Challenges.” Professor Faraz Sanei, J.D.

Free and open to the public. Seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Faraz Sanei, J.D. is a Cardozo Law School faculty member, former legal advisor to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and was the Iran and Gulf researcher at Human Rights Watch. Featured in major news outlets, his lecture will provide the normative...

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Matters of Embeddedness: Are the Values & Practices of Farmers Related to their Participation in Local Food Systems?

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2:30 pm
University Hall 4008

What role do ethical ideas about civic and environmental responsibility play in motivating farmers to participate in local food systems? And do local food systems actually provide environmental benefits, in terms of incentivizing farmers to conserve natural resources and reduce reliance on agricultural chemicals? Surprisingly, these questions are far from settled in the literature on local food. In this talk, Dr. Schoolman will discuss findings from studies using diverse sources of data,...

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Health and Wellness Expo with Bobbi Brown and Jillian Pransky

Monday, Mar 25, 4 pm
Conference Center at University Hall

Join us in conversation with Bobbi Brown, cosmetic and wellness guru and author, and speaker Jillian Pransky, followed by an expo attended by companies showcasing their products and services.

Taste, smell, touch and move as you explore the ever-growing health and wellness industry through this interactive and fun event.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/montclair-state-university-health-wellness-expo-tickets-55513780211

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Language, Literacy & Ethnic Studies: Mobilizing Insurgent Histories for More Dignified Futures

Thursday, Mar 28, 5:30 pm
University Hall 1070

Critical Urban Education Speaker Series

Cati V. de los Rios, PhD will discuss the growing national momentum for ethnic studies in K-12 public schools. Specifically, she will delineate the genealogy of ethnic studies as an academic discipline, its history in K-12 contexts, spotlight the voices of students, and showcase the classrooms and curricular moves of effective ethnic studies teachers. Her presentation will explore: What is ethnic studies? How is ethnic studies distinct from...

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Global Jewish Foodways: A History

Wednesday, Apr 17, 6 pm
SBUS 140

The MSU History Department, Jewish Studies, Nutrition and Food Studies, and the MSU Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education Project are delighted to host Dr. Hasia R. Diner (New York University) and Dr. Simone Cinotto (University of Gastronomic Sciences, Italy), for a moderated discussion about their new book Global Jewish Foodways: A History (University of Nebraska Press).

The history of the Jewish people has been a history of migration. Although Jews invariably brought...

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Interactive Fishbowl Forum on Injustice and the Possibilities of the Theatre of the Oppressed

Thursday, Feb 7, 4:30 pm
Feliciano School of Business, Room 140
Julian Boal, teacher, researched and internationally renowned practitioner of Theatre of the Oppressed Jessica Brater, assistant professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, Montclair State University Sulu Leonimm, joker and program director of Theater of the Oppressed New York Gariyana Williams, joker of Theatre of the Oppressed New York

Facilitated by Emily J. Klein and Monica Taylor, Department of Secondary and Special Education

Event sponsored by the Montclair State...

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Queering Sexy B(l)ack: Queer Youth and Pedagogies of Sexual Agency

Thursday, Feb 21, 5:30 pm
University Hall 1070

Critical Urban Education Speaker Series: Ed Brockenbrough

Opening Presentation by The Loud Project

Despite growing concerns in recent years over the plight of queer students in American schools, effort to make school more responsive to the needs of queer youth continue to fall short of queer-inclusive sexual health education. The limited access to sex education in public schools persists as the stakes surrounding queer sexual health have intensified, especially for...

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I Hid My Feelings: Teaching about Children's Experiences of Kindertransports during the Holocaust

Friday, Feb 8, 9 am
1143 ADP Center for Learning Technologies

Jewish families under Nazi rule were desperate to find refuge for their children. Learn about the Kindertransports that saved the lives of thousands of children and the experiences of those children in their new circumstances. In this day of professional learning, participants will examine artifacts from the collection of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, develop student activities centering on artifact exploration, receive lesson plans, and become...

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Developmental Models of Autism Intervention Open House

Wednesday, Jan 9, 4 pm

Dear Parents, Educators and Multidisciplinary Colleagues,

Are you interested in learning the latest in science about Autism Spectrum Disorder? Are you interested in a multidisciplinary perspective that seeks to understand the unique individual differences in those with autism? Do you seek to promote communication, learning and full human development, through a comprehensive developmental framework? Do you seek to understand "neurodiversity" and promote full inclusion in schools...
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Developmental Models of Autism Intervention Open House

Tuesday, Jan 8, 8:30 pm

Dear Parents, Educators and Multidisciplinary Colleagues,

Are you interested in learning the latest in science about Autism Spectrum Disorder? Are you interested in a multidisciplinary perspective that seeks to understand the unique individual differences in those with autism? Do you seek to promote communication, learning and full human development, through a comprehensive developmental framework? Do you seek to understand "neurodiversity" and promote full inclusion in schools...
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El Fin del ETA: An Insider's Analysis of a Peace Negotiation

Thursday, Dec 6, 12:30 pm
University Hall 1060

ETA, which stands for "Euskadi Ta Askatasuna" or "Basque homeland and freedom," was founded in 1959 in response to the repressive falangist regime of Franco. Its aim was to gain independence from Spain and establish a state in the north of Spain and southwest France. Responsible for hundreds of deaths and terrorist attacks, the group agreed to its disarmament in April of 2017 and announced its full dissolution in May of 2018.

A Lecture By Peace Mediator Prof. Alberto Spektorowski,...

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Native American Environmental Justice in New Jersey: Panel Discussion with Filmmakers of Mann v. Ford, The New Jersey Ramapough Nation, and Scholars

Tuesday, Nov 13, 5:30 pm
University Hall 1101

The Ford Motor Company built the largest automobile manufacturing plant of its kind in Mahwah, New Jersey, in 1955. For years, it dumped a toxic mix of paint sludge, freon, lead, arsenic and other industrial waste into abandoned mine shafts in Upper Ringwood, New Jersey, –home to the Ramapough Native American community. What happened next was an environmental and health disaster of epic proportions, one with particularly dire consequences for Native Americans.

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Wizards, Markets, and Meat Without Animals: the Rhetoric of Plant-Based and Cell-Based Meat Innovation

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2:30 pm
University Hall 4008

Part of the Food and Politics Speaker Series

Silicon Valley-styled startup companies are making it their goal to disrupt animal agriculture, they promise that a combination of food science, artificial intelligence, and biotechnological tools can be used to create plant-based and cell-cultured meats that will feed the world meat without actually raising and slaughtering animals. While the potential of these innovations to reduce animal suffering is clear, less established is whether...

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Oh, SNAP! How Congress Stumbles on Farm and Food Policy

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2:30 pm
University Hall 4008

Part of the Food and Politics Speaker Series

Food and agriculture policy is one of the most divisive issues in Congress - but not necessarily between Democrats and Republicans. It's about where you're from, and it's about a lot more than farming. In fact, the biggest part of the U.S. agriculture policy isn't about farmers at all - it's about food stamps the help low-income families buy food.

Speaker:

Marc Heller graduated from the State University of New York at...

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The State of Segregation: 21st-Century Opportunities for Racial Integration in New Jersey's Schools

Wednesday, Oct 3, 5:30 pm
Feliciano School of Business, Multipurpose Room 140

The State of Segregation: 21st-Century Opportunities for Racial Integration in New Jersey's Schools

Featuring a presentation by Paul Tractenberg Join Montclair State University for a discussion on the current patterns of racial and economic segregation in New Jersey's schools, how it came to be this way, and the implications for teaching and learning. The presentation will be followed by a panel with:

Mackey Pendergrast, Superintendent, Morris School District Sharon...
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The Current and Future State of Teacher Education with Linda Darling-Hammond

Wednesday, Oct 24, 4 pm
University Hall 7th Floor Conference Center

Teacher Education programs are increasingly expected to prepare educators who can teach students of all backgrounds to think critically and deeply, address the range of serious life challenges, engage in collaborative learning and develop deep content knowledge. Programs are also being held to rigorous state and disciplinary standards and being required to provide evidence of their impact on teacher learning and P-12 student learning. At the same time, the number of pathways to teaching is...

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