Teaching Students of Color

Friday, February 19, 2021
1:10 PM - 2:10 PM


To attend the webinar, log-in as a guest at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/fbb30e4d4cd44c70beca6e498e96d1ba. This is a Blackboard Collaborate Session.


The webinar starts at 1:10 p.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 1:15 p.m. 


Teaching Students of Color is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE office.


This webinar will provide strategies and pedagogical theories to increase awareness and understanding of how to create learning environments, and instructional methods that validate and reflect the diversity, identities, and experiences of all students.


This is an elective workshop for the Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion.


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C. Spencer Platt
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policies
Associate Director, Center for Innovation & Inclusion in Higher Education
College of Education


David G. Martinez,
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership and Policies
College of Education

David G. Martinez is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policies in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina. He has worked extensively in marginalized, LatinX, and Native American communities as an advocate, researcher, and teacher. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, Martinez was an Educational Administrator in Northern Illinois, and a middle school and high school educator. Martinez earned his doctorate under the mentorship of Professors David C. Berliner, Margarita Pivovarova, and Sherman Dorn at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the intersection of Education Fiscal Policy and Equity of Educational Opportunity. Specifically, he examines the impact of federal, state, and local fiscal policy on inter/intra-district fiscal capacity in low-income, ethnically and linguistically diverse, marginalized, LatinX and Native American communities through the lens of Social Justice and the Economics of Education.

Toby Jenkins-Henry
Associate Professor
Director, Museum of Education
Instruction and Teacher Education
College of Education

Toby Jenkins-Henry is an Associate Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Museum of Education.  Her work focuses on the use of culture as a politic of social survival, a tool of social change, and a transformative space of creative and critical pedagogy. She is considered a national expert on cultural inclusion and the student experience in higher education focusing particularly on the innovation and transformation of university cultural centers.