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Are Teachers Demonstrating Cultural Competency in the Classroom?

Jennifer Baek, Ali Abdin, and Janine GrothLone Star College-CyFair’s Education Department will host an Oct. 26 discussion on what it means to be culturally competent in the classroom.

As part of this semester’s Teacher Education Speaker Series, guests representing various roles in education will participate in a lively discussion on how today’s teachers can be culturally responsive.

Among the guests are LSC-CyFair adjunct professors of education: Jennifer Baek, who is also an Instructional Specialist at Millsap Elementary and Janine Groth, who has with more than 30 years in the field of early childhood education. Ali Abdin, current Klein Cain High School Assistant Principal, has taught at all levels elementary through college and served youth through education for more than 10 years.

Based on their perspective and expertise in education, they will share what they think is essential in preparing teachers for diverse populations as well as give examples that demonstrate cultural competence in the classroom.

Register for this event at https://tinyurl.com/lonestarculture, which will be held from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Center of Academic and Student Affairs (CASA) room 110 at 9191 Barker Cypress.

Light refreshments will be served.

For information this event, contact LSC-CyFair’s Education Department Lead Faculty Fay Lee at Fay.Lee@LoneStar.edu.

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