"Red for Ed" and Other Episodes in The History of Teacher Challenges to the Status Quo | Newberry

"Red for Ed" and Other Episodes in The History of Teacher Challenges to the Status Quo

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Newberry

Robert Johnston, University of Illinois at Chicago
Programs for Teachers
Newberry Teachers' Consortium

Few expected the recent Red Uprising of teachers in conservative states such as West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Arizona. In this seminar, we will look at that uprising in historical perspective. We will also look at the political history of teachers’ unions more generally over the last century.

Cost and Registration Information 

Newberry Teachers’ Consortium members may register for this seminar through their designated membership contact as space permits. Non-member educators may register for this seminar by purchasing an individual membership at the time of registration. Registration for all NTC seminars opens Friday, September 7, 2018. For more information about NTC membership, please contact Charlotte Ross, Teacher Programs Manager, at rossc@newberry.org.

The seminar will be followed by a catered lunch. Registrants should RSVP for lunch to assist Teacher Programs staff in reducing waste.

A link to the assigned pre-readings for this seminar will be distributed to participants via email.

If you believe you are registered for this seminar but have not received an email confirmation or reminder, please contact Teacher Programs staff.