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Through seminars, lectures, professional development workshops, and panel discussions, the Center for Urban Education engages students, teachers, parents, and community members in real and substantive conversations on issues of urban education.

Check our Events Calendar for more information on upcoming events.

20th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating 20 years of transformative research, practice, and community partnerships. 

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Summer Educator Forum

This annual professional learning experience engages education professionals in panel discussions and workshops with leading education scholars and thought leaders.

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Lunch & Learn Series

Lunch & Learn conversations are open to students, faculty, staff, and community members who want to learn about and engage in important topics related to urban education.

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Reflection Into Action

These interactive events invite students, faculty, staff, and community members work together to create actionable ideas surrounding the topic at hand.

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Responding to Reality

Discuss an important, timely issue, its impact on urban schools and communities, and possible solutions.

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Study Groups

Dive deeper into important topics in urban education by engaging in critical study.