Education on the Edge: Conversation on Leading for Social Change with Meg Honey
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Alex and Jeri Vereschagin Alumni House
1022 Dave Brubeck Way, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95204
University of Pacific alumna, Meg Honey, is a Humanities Curriculum Specialist with Pearson Education. She has taught Social Studies at the secondary level, serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Saint Mary’s College of California and is a certified educational trainer with the Southern Poverty Law Center. Meg was honored to be named Mount Diablo Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year in 2017. Meg has extensive experience teaching and leading social change in education – from teaching educators how to utilize the Anti-Racism Framework in their classrooms to designing curriculum for the UC Berkeley History Social Science Project and Library of Congress’s California and the Nation Institute to conducting state-wide training for school district leaders about the FAIR (Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, Respectful) Act and how to implement LGBTQ History and Disability History in Social Science curriculum.
In 2018, Meg led the grassroots organization, Northgate UNCAPPED: a coalition of educators, students, community members, parents, education advocates, and civil rights activists, which worked to defeat a school district secessionist group. Northgate UNCAPPED received regional and national attention, and the Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center honored them with the Local Heroes for Justice Award for its work on behalf of students and in the name of equitable learning environments..
Come hear how Meg has been part of the fight to create more equitable schools and communities and inspired others to do the same.
6:00-6:30: Conversation with Meg
6:45-7:30: Mix & Mingle (with appetizers)
Benerd School of Education invites you to join us for this community event, open to the general public.
The Education on the Edge is a regular discussion with transformative leaders in education, sponsored by the Transformative Action in Education Doctoral Program.
Funding for this event provided by the Harris Lecture Series Fund.