Dr. Martin Haberman to Discuss ?Star Teachers of Children in Poverty?

April 06, 2010

Dr. Martin Haberman, creator of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Teacher Education Program, will speak at convocation on Tuesday, October 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the Mount Union Theatre.

 

Haberman will be discussing 'Star Teachers of Children in Poverty.' He will address the downward spiral of urban education and the plight of the students.

'For children and youth in poverty from diverse cultural backgrounds who attend urban schools, having effective teachers is a matter of life and death,' said Haberman.

Haberman is one of the founders of the SOE Urban Doctoral Program. He received the 1996 Teacher Educator of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

He is the author of seven books. Haberman has developed more programs preparing more teachers than anyone in American education. His interview for selecting urban teachers is used in 150 cities.

The convocation is free and open to the public.

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