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Dr. Edward Janak
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Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership

Conferences & Events

Below are list of conferences and events for 2014. If you have any questions about the conferences or events, please contact the specific faculty or student listed or the department at 419.530.2461. 

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Changing Minds and Changing Lives — Racism and Education: Inequality in the American Educational System
January 9, 2014
Nitschke Hall Auditorium on UT Main Campus
Sponsored by: The Toledo Community Coalition and The Blade
Keynote speaker: David J. Johns, the executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
*Our own Dr. Dale Snauwaert and PhD student Jonathan Locust are on the panel. Our own PhD student Alicia Smith is one of the event organizers.
Post-event news:
(Toledo Blade - Race and Education Forum)
(Toledo Blade - White House director Time to change narrative on race and education)

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The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
St. Louis, Missouri
February 14-18, 2014
* Dr. Martin has formed a session panel of students from the TSOC program. 
Session participants are : Ben Kohntopp, Winnie Namatovu,  Jamie Teeple, Lindsay Vance and Dr. Renee Martin.
The session is title: Critical Action Research: Creating Intellectual Spheres of Energy to Address Issues of Social Justice. 
(Annual Meeting - Teacher Educators)

The 13th annual Department of Educational Leadership Graduate Student Conference: Leadership, Culture, and Curriculum
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
February 15, 2014
Theme: Education and Activism Around the World
* Three students will present at this conference
(EDL Graduate Student Conference)

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CIES 2014 Annual Conference
(Comparative and International Education Society)
Toronto, ON, Canada
March 10-14, 2012
"Revisioning Education for All"
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend
PES 2014 Annual Conference
(Philosophy of Education Society)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
March 13-17
* Professor Dale Snauwaert has attended in the past
(PES 2014 Annual Conference)
Biennial conference of the Society for Research on Adolescence
Hilton Austin Hotel
Austin, Texas
March 20-22, 2014
* Professor Revathy Kumar and PhD candidate Jeffrey Warnke are presenting: Finding Voices in Contested Spaces: Arab American Adolescent Perspectives on Cultural Responsiveness in School
( Biennial Conference)
Peace Studies Conference
The Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies & Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA)
Juniata College
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
March 20-23, 2014

“Reconstructing Peace Studies: Assessing New Knowledge & Outcomes.”
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend. 
Reconstructing Peace Studies (PJSA)

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AERA 2014 Annual Meeting
(American Educational Research Association)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 3-7, 2014
"The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy"
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend
(AERA 2014 Annual Meeting)


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International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
George Mason University, VA
June 14, 2014
* Professor Lisa Kovach is facilitating a workshop with L. Castillo: Presenting and Responding to Incidents of Targeted Violence: Psychology and Criminal Justice In Partnership. 
(International CRE Summit 2014)
The Annual Ohio School Resource Officers Conference
Maumee Bay Resort, Ohio
June 25, 2014
* Professor Lisa Kovach is presenting: Teen Suicides and Homicides

EARLI Conference (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction)
SIG 13 "Moral and Democratic Education"
University of Verona, Italy

June 25-28, 2014
Theme: "Moral Education for a Democratic Citizenship"
Submission deadline: 5 February 2014
Website:   http://www.earli.org/conferences/Sig_Conferences/Sig_Conferences_in_2014
Call for papers:  http://www.earli.org/resources/sigs/Sig%2013/Call%20for%20papers%202014.pdf

Ohio Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Summer Behavior Institute
June 26-27, 2014
* Professor Lisa Kovach is presenting on Bullying

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IIPE Annual Conference
(International Institute on Peace Education)
Vilnius, Lithuania
July 6-13, 2014
Theme: "The Challenge of Abolition: Transcending a Century of Worldwide Wars"
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend
Website: http://www.i-i-p-e.org/2014.html
Apply online (by April 1st): http://www.i-i-p-e.org/apply.html
Conference of the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Reims, France
July 15-19, 2014
* Professor Revathy Kumar and PhD candidate Jeffrey Warnke are presenting: Inclusive and Exclusive Descriptions of American Identity: The Role of Arab-American Adolescents’ Perceptions of Discrimination and Majority-Minority Status in School Contexts

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IPRA 25th Annual Global Conference
(International Peace Research Association)
Istanbul, Turkey
August 10-14, 2014
Theme: ”Uniting for Peace: Building Sustainable Peace Through Universal Values”
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend this conference
Website: http://ipra-peace.com/index.html
Application (due Feb. 15, 2014): http://www.iprapeace.org/ipra-resources/IPRA_Istanbul_Turkey_2014_Application_form.pdf

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Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society 2014 Annual Conference
Bergamo Conference Center
Dayton, Ohio
September 12-14, 2014
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend
Website:  http://ovpes.org/
Call for proposals (due May 1st):  http://ovpes.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/ovpes-call-for-proposal-20142.pdf

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PJSA 2014 Annual Conference
(Peace and Justice Studies Association)
University of San Diego
San Diego, California
October 16-18, 2014
"Courageous Presence: Shifting stories and practices of peace"
Proposal submission deadline: April 1, 2014
* Professor Dale Snauwaert plans to attend

Website: http://www.peacejusticestudies.org/conference/

2014 AESA Annual Conference
(American Educational Studies Association)
The Hyatt Regency
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 29 - November 2


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Last Updated: 3/14/17