TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Pennsylvania State University Dean Emeritus Rodney J. Reed, Ph.D., a national authority on school management and urban education, will visit Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) College of Education on Tuesday, February 10. Reed is an expert in school leadership and management, as well as human resources development and education, especially with regard to talented minorities and women.
The public is invited to attend this free lecture from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium. His topic will be “Radical Redesign of Urban Education.” A forum will follow immediately with a reception in the Tucker Hall Faculty Lounge.
The College of Education is hosting Reed as the first guest speaker for the Dr. George W. Gore, Jr. Lecture Series. During his visit, Reed will provide direction and advice on urban education to faculty, students, and area K-12 teachers.
Reed will also meet with a select group of people from the university, the FAMU DRS, the Leon County School District and the community.
According to E. Newton Jackson, Ph.D., associate dean of the FAMU College of Education, said the College’s Professional Development and Research Committee developed this event, which will bring noted education scholars and leaders to FAMU twice a semester, to enhance this community’s exposure to the national and global education vision of selected distinguished leaders in education.
For more information or requests for special accommodations, contact the FAMU College of Education at (850) 599-3482.
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