African American Child Symposium
Theme: Creating a Learning Environment For Self Determination
Symbol of unity in diversity, democracy or the oneness of the human family despite cultural differences and diversities.
AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILD SYMPOSIUM – 2002
Creating A Learning Environment for Self-Determination
Friday and Saturday
May 3-4, 2002
Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center
For Information Call: 313-494-1630
Dahia Shabaka, Director
Office of Social Studies
The Symposium Registration fee is $85.00 for early registration and $100.00 for late and on-site registration. The fee includes: reception on Friday, May 3, 2002, program booklet and materials, entrance to all sessions and continental breakfast on Saturday, May 4, 2002. All persons, including participants, presenters, co-presenters, spouses and facilitators attending the symposium must register. Payment must be made by check, money order or School Purchase Order and made payable to Detroit Public Schools.
The deadline for early registration is Friday, April 5, 2002. All registration forms postmarked after April 5, 2002 must pay the additional charge of $15.00. No personal checks will be accepted on site.
On-site registration is not guaranteed!
The symposium format consists of a renowned keynote speaker and special focus sessions. The concurrent sessions focus on strategies and demonstrations to effectively implement African-Centered Education in the areas of Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Communication Arts, Technology, Fine and Performing Arts, Parent and Community Involvement, Guidance and Counseling, Bilingual, Early Childhood and Student Support Services. A cultural marketplace will be available, featuring textbooks, materials, and an array of culturally based items.