- Department of Curriculum and Instruction
- Social Justice Camp
Social Justice Summer Camp for Educators
June 11–14, 2024
Your $975 registration includes housing (private room), sessions, meals, activities and a camp t-shirt.
Our seventh annual summer camp is designed to bring together teams of new and returning campers (educators) to issues, pedagogies and practices beneficial for all students. Campers will have interactive opportunities to discuss equity and justice issues, both general and specific to their schools, with experts and colleagues, as well as time for individual reflection and group activities. Custom content for school district and community college administrators, teachers and counselors. Read testimonials from previous participants and view the sample camp schedule.
Session topics include, but are not limited to:
- Trauma-informed teaching
- Equity-based grading
- Promoting growth mindsets
- Equity practices for community colleges
- Considerations for policy and leadership
- Multilingual learners
- Understanding undocumented immigrants and refugee contexts
- Differentiated instruction
- Social justice education and technology
- Language as forms of equality
- Understanding social justice education
- Understanding biases
- Multicultural children's literature
- LGBTQ advocacy
- Restorative justice
Tambra Jackson, Ph.D.
School of Education Dean
2023 Teacher of the Year
Gordon Bush Alternative Center
Hope Bess Wilson, Ph.D.
Special and Early Education Chair
Northern Illinois University