2023 Pennsylvania Department of Education (In-Person) Conference
5. Promoting Academic Achievement Among Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds
Wednesday March 01, 2023 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM - Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
This interactive session will focus on best practices for promoting achievement among children growing up in poverty and low-income homes. The speaker will discuss historical aspects that have led to systemic racism and inequities that currently exist and influence student progress. The session will review evidence from empirical research studies that have specifically focused on children from disadvantaged homes and communities. The session will highlight methods and strategies from a strength-based perspective.
General education and special education administrators and teachers, paraprofessionals, school psychologists, professional development staff, and families of students with disabilities are encouraged to attend.
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Debra Jordan at (610) 878-7224 or firstname.lastname@example.org