Category Archives: Exercise 8 conference

Educators, Policy Creators and History Makers Come Together for a Conference Seeking Integration Within Education

  Last weekend, educators, policy creators, and history makers gathered for the, “Where Integration Meets Innovation” conference, organized by One Nation Indivisible, and in collaboration with the Sheff Movement Coalition. The conference was a two-day event, hoping to bring public … Continue reading

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Harnessing Diversity’s Potential: Employing Student-Centered Learning and Technology to Achieve Equity

On Friday night, November 8th the two-day school integration conference in Hartford held an open panel at Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker titled, “Harnessing Diversity’s Potential: Employing Student-Centered Learning and Technology to Achieve Equity and to Build 21st … Continue reading

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Integration Meets Innovation Conference

On Friday November 8th, the Hartford Public Library hosted the “Where Integration Meets Innovation” conference organized by One Nation Indivisible and the Sheff Movement Coalition. During the conference, a panel of six, which included Elizabeth Horton Sheff, Martha Stone, Dennis … Continue reading

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Learning How to Create Safe Space for Discussions about Race

Saturday, November 9, 2013 An intimate group of parents, educators, and community activists sat in a sunny classroom on the Learning Corridor’s campus to learn how to create and promote effective dialogue about race and identity in their respective communities. … Continue reading

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Alex Knopp discusses Hartford’s progress since 1989

This past Friday, November 8, One Nation Indivisible, a two-day education integration conference, hosted a lunch and panel discussion at the Hartford Public Library entitled “Brown v. Board of Education for a New Generation.” Prominent education activists, lawyers, and professors … Continue reading

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Robert Cotto Jr.’s Vision for Education in the Hartford Region

On November 8th 2013, held a luncheon for the school integration conference “Where Integration Meets Innovation” (by the group One Nation Indivisible)with panelists discussing the progress in educational equality and the changes being made to keep education equal for all today. … Continue reading

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Citywide Conference Teaches Attendees About Montessori Schools

HARTFORD, CT- Friday marked the beginning of a two-day conference hosted by One Nation Indivisible, an organization dedicated to form and sustain integrated schools and communities across the nation. The conference–”Where Integration Meets Innovation” was designed to bring together activists, … Continue reading

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Integration Meets Innovation Conference: Saturday, Nov. 9

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 9th, I attended the opening plenary of the Integration Meets Innovation conference, which was titled “Building the Beloved Community: Policy, Practice and Renewed Purpose in a Diverse Nation”. The panel consisted of Dennis Parker, … Continue reading

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Exercise 8 One Nation Indivisible

Cities, Suburbs, Schools 11/9/13 Last Friday, November 8, I was able to attend a conference titled Where Integration Meets Innovation.  This conference was held at the Hartford Public Library and its main purpose was to aid in the Sheff Movement … Continue reading

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Montessori Magnet School Tour

Bianca Brenz Montessori Magnet schools are not generally located inside of  public schools, however, the Montessori Magnet School at Moylan School is. 760 students attend Moylan School and of those students 157 are Montessori Magnet students. The principal of the … Continue reading

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Dennis Parker’s Reflection

At the luncheon for the One Nation Indivisible school integration conference, “Where Integration Meets Innovation”, a panel of speakers explained the massive strides that have been taken towards educational equality in Hartford as a result of the Sheff v. O’Neill lawsuit. … Continue reading

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