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The Achievement Gap: A Social Justice Leadership Imperative

September 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

MAURICE SYKES Senior Associate, Russell & Associates, and Executive Director, Early Childhood Leadership Institute
September 28, 2017
Ohio State Faculty Club, Grand Lounge from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m, 181 S. Oval Drive, Columbus
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Free parking in the Faculty Club parking lot. Parking passes also validated for the Ohio Union South Garage,1739 N High St, Columbus.

The achievement gap is real, it starts early, it is persistent, and it is reversible. Engage in examining the root causes of the achievement gap and how high-quality programs led by individuals who are progressive in their thinking and transformational in their actions, can reverse the gap by developing the leadership knowledge, skills and courage needed to lead the way.

Maurice Sykes, is the author of “Doing the Right Thing for Children: Eight Qualities of Leadership,” and a former Executive Director at the University of the District of Columbia’s National Center for Urban Education where he was the recipient of the Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator Award.  He was recently inducted into the DC Hall of Fame for his numerous contributions to the field of early childhood education.




September 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm