Annual Antiracist/Antibias Teaching Conference
Why a conference on anti-racist, anti-bias education and teaching practices?
If you or your organization would like to co-sponsor an ENSJ conference, take a look at our sponsorship information sheet. If you have further questions or are ready to become a co-sponsor, contact the conference program chair, Mary Hauser.
2012 Anti-racist/Anti-bias Teaching Conference
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin
The Educatorsâ€™ Network for Social Justice and other community organizations invite educators and community members interested in issues of race and social justice in education to attend this outstanding conference.
- Keynote Speaker, Linda Christensen, whose work on literacy and social justice has been featured in Rethinking Schools.
- Interactive workshop sessions
- Panel: local schools with Anti-racist/Anti-bias initiatives.
- Informational tables from sponsoring anti-bias organizations
- Networking opportunities with other educators.
Registration includes lunch and continental breakfast.
Download our Registration form if you would like to attend.
Download the Program Overview for event schedule and further details.
Deadlines and fees
Before April 14: $25 for educator, parent or community member; $15 for undergraduate or high school students
Postmarked after April 14 or at the day of the event (Registration on the day of the event is not guaranteed and will occur on a first-come first-served basis as space permits.): $30 for educator, parent or community member; $20 for students
Please email Mary Hauser, if you would like to volunteer to work on the planning committee.
2011 Anti-racist/Anti-bias Teaching Conference
ENSJ’s fourth annual One-day Conference on Anti-racist, Anti-bias Teaching will be hosted once again at the beautiful Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin on April 2, 2011. To request a proposal, to become a conference co-sponsor, or to work on the conference committee, contact the Program Chair, Mary Hauser.
2010 Anti-racist/Anti-bias Teaching Conference
Over 300 people attended ENSJ’s third annual One-day Conference on Anti-racist, Anti-bias Teaching on Saturday, March 6, 2010. Hosted at the Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin, with conference keynote speaker Sonia Nieto, Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy and Culture at UMASS - Amherst and recipient of numerous teaching and social justice awards.
Co-sponsors for the 2010 Conference include:
Send any questions about the 2010 conference to the planning committee at ENSJ Conference
Review the 2010 Conference Program.
2010 ENSJ Conference Planning Committee:
Royal Bonde-Griggs (Chair), Judy Gundry, Angel Hessel, Mary Hauser, Cathy Sansone, Ava HernĂˇndez, Lee Abbott, Wansheba Townsend, Marilyn Diaz, Julie Kailin, Beth Kaplan, Karen Kelley Rigoni, and Sherri Jones.
2009 Anti-racist/Anti-bias Teaching Conference
Over 275 people attended the second annual Anti-racist/Anti-bias Teaching Conference at the Indian Community School on March 28, 2009. Rosemary Christensen started the conference with a well-received keynote on the oral traditions of teaching and twenty-eight workshops were offered by educators on a range of social justice teaching topics.
Thanks to everyone who participated, and to our co-sponsors:
2009 Conference Planning Committee:
Karen Kelley (Chair), Judy Gundry, Andrew Hurie, Angel Hessel, Kim Cosier, Mary Hauser, Amy Miller, Cathy Sansone, Sherri Jones, Julie Kailin, Larry Hoffman, Beth Kaplan, Royal Bonde-Griggs, and Marilyn Diaz.
2008 Anti-racist/Anti-bias Teaching Conference
Hosted at the Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin, Saturday, May 3, 2008. Keynote presenter: Lisa M. Edwards, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Marquette University. 28 interactive sessions with topics such as, “Bias in Books: How to Find Stereotypes in American Indian Literature”; “Muslim and Jewish Students: On Building a Sustained Intergroup Dialogue/Lovefest”; “Queering Barbie”; “Making the Invisible Visible: A Hands-on Approach to Understanding Oppression”; “Interacting with Milwaukee History: Strategies for Engaging with Hidden Histories.”
First Annual Teaching Conference Co-sponsors:
2008 Conference Planning Committee:
Karen Kelley (Chair), Judy Gundry, Bob Peterson, Hope Longwell-Grice, Amy Miller, and Eva Hagenhofer.