GALLUP - The Four Corners Education Conference - a collaborative effort among several educational entities in this region - is planned for Friday, May 6, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of New Mexico-Gallup campus.
Among those meeting to build partnerships, discuss issues and look for solutions to educational challenges in this region include the University of New Mexico, Arizona State University - Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Indian Education Division - New Mexico Public Education, Native American Community Academy and Teach for America.
Presenters include Quinton Roman Nose, president-elect of the National Indian Education Association and president of the Tribal Education Departments National Assembly; Deborah Jackson-Dennison, superintendent of Window Rock Unified School District; Richard Howell, dean, University of New Mexico, College of Education; Kara Bobroff, principal, Native American Community Academy; Robert Cook, managing director of Teach for America's Native Achievement Initiative; and Edmund Lano, program manager, New Mexico Indian Education Division.
UNM-Gallup's student drum group will open the session.
For more information, contact NateMorrison@teachforamerica.org.