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The Teaching With Purpose summits brings together community, educators, students, parents, and state agencies to discuss implementing new ways of assessments and integrating innovative curriculum and practice.

TWP Hip Hop Ed Summit 17

Teaching With Purpose (TWP) Hip Hop Education Summit

(2 credits)

TWP Hip Hop Education Summit (2nd Annual)

Theme: "They Schools" Establishing Hip Hop Education

Keynote Speakers: Gabriel "Asheru" Benn

National Presenter: Martha Diaz

June 15-16, 2017

The TWP Hip Hip Education Summit brings together community, educators, and state agencies to educate and inform about Hip Hop culture and Hip Hop Education scholarship.  The summit will discuss ways to increase teacher diversity and innovative practices and curriculum through Hip Hop Education.

The Summit brings together students, educators, artist, and community members to educate and inform about Hip Hop culture and infuse Hip Hop Education into schools.

We will have a special tribute to Tupac Shakur. His former group member and brother E.D.I Mean will be one of our keynote speakers. The second day we will bus educators and students to view 2pac’s biopic All Eyez On Me.

June 15th & 16th

8am to 5pm

To Produce:

  • Hip Hop Education Curriculum and Courses
  • Hip Hop Educators
  • Hip Hop Artist in Residents
  • Hip Hop Education Coaches

Registration fee for event is $225

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Teaching With Purpose Assessment Summit

Student & Parent Assessment Bill of Rights

Town Hall- Assessment and Accountability Systems with OEA and ODE

Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade

The Annual Teaching With Purpose Assessment Summit brings educators, policy makers, parents and community together to discuss assessment strategies and share ideas about alternative assessment practices and accountability that empower students.


April 20th

8:45am to 3:30pm

  • Learn the fundamentals of alternative assessment development
  • Understanding the Power of Student and Parent voice in assessment
  • Classroom application for deeper and more informative instructional feedback
  • The development and use of exemplary scoring rubrics to provide proper feedback
  • The use of alternative assessments for accountability purposes

Teams of educators from schools and school divisions are encouraged to attend.

Registration fee for the Summit is $110.

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Registration fee for the course (online) is $135.

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