[EDEQUITY] Announcing the EdEquity Dialogue on Disability and

From: Hilandia Rendon, EdEquity Moderator (edequity-admin@phoenix.edc.org)
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 09:41:40 EDT

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Good morning to all:

Today's EdEquity Dialogue with the Experts will be on Disability and
Gender. The discussion will take place from Monday, August 19, 2002 to
Friday,August 23, 2002


To focus attention on this discussion, only messages related to the
Disability and Gender will be posted to EDEQUITY from August 19-23, 2002.
Posting of all other messages will resume on Monday, 26, 2002.

The Dialogue will begin with an opening statement from each of the
panelists posted to the list at 10:00 a.m.on Monday, August 19. You are
encouraged to react, comment, and ask questions. Please note that for this
dialogue, you can send in questions before hand to the EDEQUITY
administrator at edequity-admin@mail.edc.org and we will forward it to the
panelists for their response during the dialogue. Responses will be posted
throughout the week. At 4 p.m. on Friday,August 23, the panelists will
post their closing statements. The Dialogue will officially end at 5 p.m.

Our panelist include:

Sue Sattel, Facilitator, Equity Specialist,Minnesota Department of
Children, Families & Learning,Minnesota

Susan Foley and Team, Senior Research Associate,Institute for Community
Inclusion,University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Sarah Geenen, Principal Investigator & Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara Research
Coordinator,Oregon Health & Science University Center on
Self-Determination,Portland, OR

Ellen Rubin, Coordinator, Disability Programs,Educational Equity Concepts,
New, York, New York

Christine Valenciana, Department of Elementary, Bilingual and Reading
Instruction, California State University, Fullerton, CA

Louise Valenciana-RuizLouise, Elementary School Principal,Hacienda La
Puente Unified School District, CA

Possible Special Guest: Harilyn Rousso, Executive Director Disabilities
Unlimited Consulting Services, New York, New York

Invite Your Colleagues to Log On to EDEQUITY:

Please invite others who you think might be interested to join us by
sending an e-mail to majordomo@mail.edc.org. The subject must be left
blank. The body of the message should read: subscribe edequity (no
quotation marks or other punctuation).

I look forward in seeing your messages posted on EdEquity during these
exciting week by asking key questions and comments of the status of women
and girls in the areas of gender and disability. The panelist will also
share their personal experiences in how they overcome these barriers.
Please join us in this wonderful discussion.

Hilandia Rendón
EDEQUITY Moderator
WEEA Equity Resource Center at EDC
To review our past EdEquity Dialogues visit our URL at:

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