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SAVE THE DATE!!!! - Village of Promise Speaker Series
Thursday, September 14, 2017, Von Braun Center, Speaker: Dr. Ruby Payne

Educator and author best known for her book, “A Framework of Understanding Poverty” and her work on the culture of poverty and its relations to education.

Dr. Payne speaks extensively with engagements nationally including U.S. Conference on Educational Leadership, PBS, Harvard’s Summer Institute for Principals, National Conference of State Legislatures (U.S.), Annual Conference of Southwest Foundations, New York Superintendents Association, and Chief Officers of State School Departments (U.S.).

She also speaks internationally to include Australia Conference on Thinking and Learning, European League for Middle School Education, United Kingdom Department for Children, Families, and Schools, SCERT (Delhi, India), Tasmania Teacher Training, New Zealand, Slovakia, School Leadership Center of Trinidad and Tobago