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"Equity and the Achievement Gap: A Manifesto for Change" Presented by Anton Treuer

  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites 1000 Imperial Ave Rothschild, WI, 54474 United States (map)

With fresh perspective, insight and experience, Dr. Anton Treuer will share an indigenous view of the equity landscape in education and most importantly, lessons we can all take away and apply in our respective schools to effectively address the achievement gap. There are schools and programs working with the toughest and most impoverished communities of color in America that are showing remarkable success. We should all pay more attention to that so we can replicate and grow the success.

Presenter: Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University and author of 13 books. He has a B.A. from Princeton University and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He is Editor of the Oshkaabewis (pronounced o-shkaah-bay-wis) Native Journal, the only academic journal of the Ojibwe language. Dr. Treuer has presented all over the U.S. and Canada and in several foreign countries on Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, Cultural Competence & Equity, Strategies for Addressing the “Achievement” Gap, and Tribal Sovereignty, History, Language, and Culture. He has sat on many organizational boards and has received more than 40 prestigious awards and fellowships, including ones from the American Philosophical Society, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the Bush Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Rothschild, WI; 715/355-1111
Hotel room reservations and costs are the responsibility of the participant

Event Schedule:
8:00-8:30 a.m Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30-3:00 Presentation (Lunch is provided)

Intended Audience:
We strongly encourage districts to send teams of 4-5; Teams may include: Equity Leadership team members, District/building administrators, Special education directors and teachers, Title VII/Johnson O'Malley/Home-School Coordinators, and Classroom teachers

Online Registration: 

For more information click on the event flyer: Equity and the Achievement Gap

This event specifically addressed WI State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicators 4B, 9 & 10

For Questions and Additional Information please contact:

Melissa Moe, DTAN Training and Supports Project Coordinator; 715/986-2020 Ext. 2127

Bethany Lee, DTAN Training and Supports Secretary; 715-986-2020 Ext. 2126