The White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Black Americans and the Institute of Education Sciences are excited to launch a new joint speaker series — “Black Voices in Education Research” — on Feb. 15th from 2-3 pm.

The first session, “Supporting Black Students across the Education Sciences,” features IES-affiliated researchers who will discuss how the field of education sciences (including statistics, research, evaluation and training) can support educational equity, excellence, and economic opportunity for Black students from early childhood until their chosen career. Panelists include:

  • James Huguley, associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion and associate professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work.
  • Nicole Patton Terry, Olive & Manuel Bordas professor of education in the School of Teacher Education and director of the Florida Center for Reading Research, Florida State University.
  • Jamie Pearson, assistant professor of special education, North Carolina State University School of Education.

Register here.