On Wednesday, February 10th UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for American Studies Laurie Wolfley, Faculty Coordinator for Latino and Latin American Studies Anne Gebelein, and Faculty Coordinator for U.S. History Matt McKenzie met with ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American and U.S. History Instructors for a professional development conference.
Guest speaker Dexter Gabriel shared his research about Juneteenth and the origins of Black History Month with the group. After his talk, he engaged in an interactive group discussion with Instructors. Dr. Gabriel is an
After a short break, the attendees broke into small groups to discuss their favorite lessons and ideas for envisioning new lessons revolving around African American and Latino History. Later the instructors spent time in a discipline specific breakout session with their faculty coordinator discussing their course specific questions.
UConn American Studies, U.S. History, Latino and Latin American Studies courses offered through UConn ECE.