Metropolitan State hosted the Summer 2016 Conference for Current and Aspiring Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers, Aug. 10-12.
The opening general session took place in the Founders Hall Auditorium and was led by keynote speaker, Jahana Hayes, National Teacher of the Year.
The conference was organized by The Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota, and sponsored by the Bush Foundation, Minnesota Education Equity Partnership, the Blandin Foundation, and Education Minnesota.
Listen to the keynote speech and panel discussion: https://soundcloud.com/user-122478885/advocating-connecting-healing-inspiring-sharing-empowering-and-transforming-for-equity
Listen to the Native American Social Songs that were performed: https://soundcloud.com/user-122478885/songs-advocating-connecting-healing-inspiring-sharing-empowering-and-transforming-for-equity