urban education

Patio Q&A: Angel Adams Parham and Anika Prather

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Urban Education Session Recording Patio Q&A: Angel Adams Parham and Anika Prather Anika Prather Dr. Anika Prather has earned her B.A. from Howard University in elementary education and graduate degrees in education from New York University and Howard University. She has a Masters in liberal arts from St. John’s College and in 2017 completed her PhD in curriculum and instruction… Read More »Patio Q&A: Angel Adams Parham and Anika Prather

Patio Q&A with Russ Gregg and Dan Olson

Thursday, June 25 | 3:30-4:15pm International Session Recording This will be a patio question and answer time with Russ Gregg and Dan Olson. Russ Gregg Russ Gregg (B.A., Global Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is co-founder and has served as Head of School since Hope Academy’s founding in 2000. He has been a resident of the Phillips neighborhood since 1994. In 1999, he was an administrator… Read More »Patio Q&A with Russ Gregg and Dan Olson

Panel on School Culture in a Virtual Urban World

Friday, June 26 | 11:30-12:15pm Urban Education Session Recording This panel will cover the coronavirus situation and how it may change education in numerous ways for the next year or two. With a focus on Staff Culture, Classroom Culture, and the Structure of the Day, these leaders from Hope Academy in Minneapolis will share key insights around how they have worked to help maintain healthy… Read More »Panel on School Culture in a Virtual Urban World

Living in the Constellation of the Canon

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Urban Education Session Recording For my doctoral work, I took a journey into the lived experience of African American students reading Great Books. In this workshop I invite others to experience the journey. The research question that guided my study was “What are the lived experiences of African American students reading Great Books literature?” especially when including African American thinkers… Read More »Living in the Constellation of the Canon

Classical Christian Education for All: Starting New Schools for Children of the City

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15Am Urban Education Session Recording In 1999, God gave Russ Gregg the courage to quit his job and do something crazy: start a school for his neighbors’ children. In this workshop, Russ Gregg will share the urgent need for more urban classical, Christ-centered schools in our nation’s cities, and outline the core DNA of Hope Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the… Read More »Classical Christian Education for All: Starting New Schools for Children of the City

What CCE should Learn from Teach for America

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Urban Education Session Recording This panel will feature Jeremy Mann, Ricky Johnson, and Daniel Hill, all began their education careers in Teach for America, a reform movement that recruits recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two years in urban and rural communities throughout the United States. They have since all worked to start The Field School, an urban… Read More »What CCE should Learn from Teach for America

The Case Statement & Inviting Support For a New God-Centered School

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Urban Education Session Recording In this workshop, Dan Olson will share sample Case Statements from Founder School clients and share stories of how five new schools have successfully launched through inviting donors into sustainable, mission-based generosity, and how the Founders Program with Spreading Hope Network is designed to accelerate your kingdom vision. Dan Olson Dan Olson serves as Executive Director… Read More »The Case Statement & Inviting Support For a New God-Centered School

City School Responses to COVID-19 & Lessons Learned

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15pm Urban Education Session Recording The move to shelter in place created massive disruptions. Join David Hardy (Founder of Boys Latin Charter School in Philadelphia), Andrew Hart (CEO, The Oaks Academy, Indianapolis, IN) Russ Gregg (Hope Academy, Minneapolis, MN), and Anika Prather (The Living Water School, Maryland) as they reflect on how their school community reacted to the crisis, and lessons… Read More »City School Responses to COVID-19 & Lessons Learned

Drawing from the Black Intellectual Tradition in Our Classical Curricula

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Urban Education Sponsored by CiRCE Institute Session Recording Many urban classical schools serve a culturally and racially diverse student body. As students study great writing and great ideas, it is important for them to see that people from many different backgrounds have deeply appreciated and carefully studied these writers in ways that have often been transformative. It is especially important… Read More »Drawing from the Black Intellectual Tradition in Our Classical Curricula