Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pedro A. Noguera
Dr. Pedro Noguera is one of America’s most powerful voices for healthy public education, focusing on ways in which our schools are influenced by socioeconomic conditions in urban environments.
The author of 11 books and over 200 articles, he is currently a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has served on faculties at Harvard University, New York University and the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Noguera appears as a regular educational commentator on national news outlets such as National Public Radio. He is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Education and has been recognized for his research and campaigns against poverty.