Join the Foundation for Child Development for a special virtual event dedicated to highlighting the life and timeless work of Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III (1933–2007). The event will be held on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST.

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As a psychologist, teacher, and historian, Dr. Hilliard was a preeminent scholar whose research influenced the fields of education, child development, and social policy. His pioneering work on child assessment, teaching and curriculum, and African culture was grounded in his commitment to promote the genius and excellence of all children. His enduring legacy continues to have relevance for the preparation and practice of the professionals who educate young children.

Attendees will have an opportunity to join the conversation and pose questions during a live Q&A session.

This virtual event launches the Foundation’s Scholars of Color Series highlighting the contributions of scholars of color in the early care and education field and the vital relevance of their work in improving the lives of young children today.

Featured Speakers:
Sue Bredekamp, Ph.D., Early Childhood Education Consultant
Carol Brunson Day, Ph.D., Brunson Phillips & Day Inc
Kenneth B. Nunn, University of Florida
Iheoma Iruka, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hakim Rashid, Ph.D., Howard University
Ann Terrell, National Association for the Education of Young Children
Madge Willis, Ph.D., Ujima Associates
James C. Young, Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Charlyn Harper Browne, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Social Policy

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