Dr. Duncan-Andrade to speak at Social and Emotional Learning summit

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Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, an associate professor at San Francisco State University who has lectured around the world about the elements of effective teaching in schools serving poor and working class children, is the keynote speaker for the Social Emotional Learning Summit at C.K. McClatchy High School on August 27.

Duncan-Andrade specializes in working with school staffs to help them develop classroom practices and school cultures that foster self-confidence, esteem and academic success among all students.

His research interests and publications span the areas of urban schooling and curriculum change, urban teacher development and retention, critical pedagogy, and cultural and ethnic studies.

He recently completed two books, “The Art of Critical Pedagogy: Possibilities for Moving from Theory to Practice in Urban Schools” and “What a Coach Can Teach a Teacher.”

Duncan-Andrade will speak at 9 a.m. in the CKM auditorium. For more information, call Leataata Floyd Elementary School Principal Billy Aydlett at (916) 228-5850.