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CHICAGO School reform will be the topic examined tonight by Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, Kiowa/Comanche, tonight at the Kateri Center in Chicago tonight.
Dr. Cornel Pewewardy Kiowa/Comanche
Dr. Pewewardy's presentation is sponsored by Chicago Public Schools American Indian Title VII program.
His innovative approach to increase educational attainment among American Indian students has earned him national recognition.
Currently, Dr. Pewewardy is director of Indigenous Nations Studies at Portland State University. Prior to his position at Portland State University, he was an associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Leadership and Center for Indigenous Nations Studies at the University of Kansas. He has also served as an adjunct professor in American Indian Studies at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Dr. Pewewardy served as the founding principal of the American Indian Magnet in St. Paul, Minnesota.
In 1991, he was named National Indian Educator of the Year by the National Indian Education Association.
Tonight's discussion is part of the Speakers' Bureau program of Chicago Title VII American Indian Education Program and is sponsored by Chicago Public Schools. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Pewewardy's presentation on School Reform
Friday, December 7
White Cedar Room Library
3938 N Leavitt Street
Chicago, Illinois 60618
posted December 7, 2012 6:57 am est