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Hosted Event  |  Pedro Noguera: Education and Social Transformation: Creating Schools That Can Meet the Needs of a Changing Society

Part of Buffalo State's Year of the Teacher

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 12:15–1 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Pedro Noguera was a classroom teacher in public schools in Providence, RI and Oakland, CA and continues to work with schools nationally and internationally as a researcher and advisor.

Noguera is a sociologist whose scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.
Dr. Noguera has published extensively on topics such as urban school reform, conditions that promote student achievement, the role of education in community development, youth violence, and race and ethnic relations.

Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, New York University, Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and co-Director, Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings.

This program is part of Buffalo State's Year of the Teacher.