No Such Thing, Episode 36:" Dr. Gretchen Givens Generett”
Listen now to No Such Thing, Episode “Dr. Gretchen Givens Generett”. In this episode, Marc researches on the importance of equity and diversity in Education from an educator's perspective with Dr. Gretchen.
Listen to No Such Thing: Episode 36
Dr. Gretchen Givens Generett, is a researcher / educator on issues of teacher professional development, educational leadership, and cultural diversity. An associate professor in the School of Education at Duquesne University, Gretchen is the Director of the University Council for Educational Administration Center for Educational Leadership and Social Justice. Her teaching and research are designed to enhance the skills and habits of mind necessary for educators to effectively teach students from diverse populations.
During our chat, Gretchen shares her own personal narrative, and talks about how each of us has a story that needs to be explored as preparation and proper framing for the work we endeavor to do. I learned so much from my chat with her, and I hope you do too.
Dr. Generett has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes in the field of education. She is the co-editor of the book Black Women in the Field: Experiences Understanding Ourselves and Others through Qualitative Researchpublished by Hampton Press and has served as the guest editor for the journals Educational Foundations, Educational Studies, and Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership.
Notes from this episode:
- Dr. Francisco Guajardo: http://iel.org/francisco-guajardo
- Linda Treadway: http://iel.org/lynda-tredway
- Gretchen Generett’s Inspire Speaker Series story: https://youtu.be/d_fwIjZlaMw
- Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History (on school segregation): http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/13-miss-buchanans-period-of-adjustment
- Chris Janson https://www.unf.edu/bio/N00607194/
- Matt Militello https://coeweb.ecu.edu/directory/name/matthew-militello/
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