Please join us for a special conversation on
Global Issues in Education
featuring Dr. Steve Tozer
Tuesday, January 28th
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Refreshments
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Program
The Gage Building, 18 South Michigan Avenue
7th Floor, Continuing Education Center
Refreshments will be served
Dr. Tozer will speak to College of Education students and faculty regarding global issues in Education and where he sees U.S. education reform heading. Steve Tozer is a professor of Educational Policy Studies, and founding Coordinator, EdD Program in Urban Education. He began as a kindergarten teacher at Hull House, and director of an early childhood center in Uptown Chicago. Later, he directed an alternative school for adjudicated Cook County youth. After doctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Tozer served as head of Curriculum and Instruction at the institution; chair of Policy Studies at UIC; president of the American Educational Studies Association; Chair of the Governor’s Council on Educator Quality in Illinois; and Chair of a State Legislative Task Force on school leader preparation. His collaborations with colleagues at UIC and Chicago Public Schools have been funded by the Broad Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur Foundation, and others. He is lead author of a textbook, School and Society, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 6th Edition (2009), and lead editor of The Handbook of Research in Social Foundations of Education (2011). Dr. Tozer received his Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Education at the University of Illinois; his M.Ed. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Loyola University of Chicago; and his B.A. in German from Dartmouth College.
Please confirm your attendance by sending your RSVP to Jeanne Barnas
at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 24th.