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The Other Side of Poverty in Schools Workshop

In this exciting, stimulating, and intensive one-day workshop at the University of Georgia, teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators will:

  • Learn about the five principles for change to better meet the needs of working-class and poor students
  • Develop research-based teaching practices sensitive to working-class and poor children and families
  • Take away powerful classroom ideas for incorporating social class-related content
  • Get ideas for establishing positive relationships with working-class and poor families

CLASSroom Project Facilitators:

  • Stephanie Jones, a professor of educational theory and practice at the University of Georgia, is an award-winning researcher, teacher educator, and former public school teacher.
  • Sharlonne Smith is a veteran classroom teacher who has experiences in urban and rural contexts and has taught all content areas in the middle grades.


Registration Fee: $125

Registration and Cancellation Deadline: April 19

Cancellation and Refund Policy: All cancellations must be submitted via email to Melanie Baer before the cancellation deadline in order to receive a full refund. Cancellations after the cancellation deadline are non-refundable. If cancellation is not made by the deadline, and you are not able to attend, you or your organization is still liable for payment.

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