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Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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 Gloria Ladson-Billings Biography

Gloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor in Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and is Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was the 2005--2006 president of the American Educational Research Association. She is currently the President-Elect of the National Academy of Education. Ladson-Billings’ research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates Critical Race Theory applications to education.

Ladson-Billings is the author of the critically acclaimed books, The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children, Crossing over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms, and Beyond the Big House: African American Educators on Teacher Education. She is editor of 6 other books and author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. She is the former editor of the American Educational Research Journal and a member of several editorial boards. Her work has won numerous scholarly awards, including the H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, Spencer Post-doctoral Fellowship, and the Palmer O. Johnson outstanding research award. She is the 2015 winner of the Social Justice in Education Award given by the American Educational Research Association. She was named the 2012 winner of the Brock International Prize in education.

In 2012 she was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain. In 2010 she was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell. In 2002 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. During the 2003--2004 academic year she was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California. In fall 2004 she received the George and Louise Spindler Award from the Council on Anthropology and Education for significant and ongoing contributions to the field of educational anthropology.

In spring 2005 she was elected to the National Academy of Education and the National Society for the Study of Education. In 2007 she was awarded the Hilldale Award, the highest faculty honor given to a professor at the University of Wisconsin for outstanding research, teaching, and service.

She is a 2008 recipient of the state of Wisconsin’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Heritage Award and the Teachers College, Columbia University 2008 Distinguished Service Medal. In 2009 she was elected to Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society’s Laureate Chapter—comprised of 60 living distinguished scholars. Former laureate members include notables such as Albert Einstein, John Dewey and Eleanor Roosevelt. Ladson-Billings is currently one of the NEA Foundation Fellows charged with providing advice on its “Achievement Gap Initiative.”

In 2014 she was a panelist on the White House’s African American Educational Excellence Initiative’s Essence Festival, “Smart Starts at Home” panel. In 2015 she received the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Literacy Research Association.

In 2016 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Benjamin Banneker Association of the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics.

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The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children

The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children

Beyond The Big House: African American Educators On Teacher Education (Multicultural Education (Paper))

Beyond The Big House: African American Educators On Teacher Education (Multicultural Education (Paper))

Crossing Over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms

Crossing Over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms

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Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Gloria Ladson-Billings Biography

Gloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor in Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and is Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was the 2005--2006 president of the American Educational Research Association. She is currently the President-Elect of the National Academy of Education. Ladson-Billings’ research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates Critical Race Theory applications to education.

Ladson-Billings is the author of the critically acclaimed books, The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children, Crossing over to Canaan: The Journey of New Teachers in Diverse Classrooms, and Beyond the Big House: African American Educators on Teacher Education. She is editor of 6 other books and author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. She is the former editor of the American Educational Research Journal and a member of several editorial boards. Her work has won numerous scholarly awards, including the H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, Spencer Post-doctoral Fellowship, and the Palmer O. Johnson outstanding research award. She is the 2015 winner of the Social Justice in Education Award given by the American Educational Research Association. She was named the 2012 winner of the Brock International Prize in education.

In 2012 she was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain. In 2010 she was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell. In 2002 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. During the 2003--2004 academic year she was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California. In fall 2004 she received the George and Louise Spindler Award from the Council on Anthropology and Education for significant and ongoing contributions to the field of educational anthropology.

In spring 2005 she was elected to the National Academy of Education and the National Society for the Study of Education. In 2007 she was awarded the Hilldale Award, the highest faculty honor given to a professor at the University of Wisconsin for outstanding research, teaching, and service.

She is a 2008 recipient of the state of Wisconsin’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Heritage Award and the Teachers College, Columbia University 2008 Distinguished Service Medal. In 2009 she was elected to Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society’s Laureate Chapter—comprised of 60 living distinguished scholars. Former laureate members include notables such as Albert Einstein, John Dewey and Eleanor Roosevelt. Ladson-Billings is currently one of the NEA Foundation Fellows charged with providing advice on its “Achievement Gap Initiative.”

In 2014 she was a panelist on the White House’s African American Educational Excellence Initiative’s Essence Festival, “Smart Starts at Home” panel. In 2015 she received the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Literacy Research Association.

In 2016 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Benjamin Banneker Association of the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics.

Gloria Ladson-Billings Videos

  • Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D. 9.25.18 - YouTube
    Sep 25, 2018 ... As economic and racial inequality continues to increase in cities across United States, the quality of public education is affected....
  • Gloria Ladson-Billings - Successful Teachers of African American ...
    Oct 23, 2015 ... Gloria Ladson-Billings (PhD Stanford '84) is the Chair of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction where she holds the Kellner...
  • Social Justice in Education Award (2015) Lecture: Gloria J. Ladson ...
    May 6, 2015 ... 2015 AERA Annual Meeting Social Justice in Education Award (2015) Lecture: Gloria J. Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin -...

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  • How much does it cost to book Gloria Ladson-Billings?

    Booking fees for Gloria Ladson-Billings, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gloria Ladson-Billings, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Gloria Ladson-Billings?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gloria Ladson-Billings for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gloria Ladson-Billings for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gloria Ladson-Billings or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gloria Ladson-Billings or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Gloria Ladson-Billings is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Gloria Ladson-Billings for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Gloria Ladson-Billings generally travels from Madison, WI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kandice Sumner, Linda Darling-Hammond, Malcolm London, Anthony Colannino and Claude Steele. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gloria Ladson-Billings for an upcoming event.

Gloria Ladson-Billings Speaker Videos

  • Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D. 9.25.18 - YouTube
    Sep 25, 2018 ... As economic and racial inequality continues to increase in cities across United States, the quality of public education is affected. Because ...
    Gloria Ladson-Billings - Successful Teachers of African American ...
    Oct 23, 2015 ... Gloria Ladson-Billings (PhD Stanford '84) is the Chair of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction where she holds the Kellner Family ...
  • Social Justice in Education Award (2015) Lecture: Gloria J. Ladson ...
    May 6, 2015 ... 2015 AERA Annual Meeting Social Justice in Education Award (2015) Lecture: Gloria J. Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin - Madison ...
    1:35 Gloria Ladson-Billings "Why cant we read something good?"
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