The 23nd Annual 2023
Region 5-Texas NAME Conference
Join us at the annual conference of the Texas National Association for Multicultural Education (TXNAME) as we delve into the transformative power of multicultural learning. This year, our conference theme is "The Joy of Multicultural Learning: Building Bridges and Communities that Inspire and Empower."
At TXNAME, we believe that embracing cultural diversity and fostering inclusive environments are essential for building a harmonious society. Our conference aims to explore the joy and beauty that arises from multicultural learning, while highlighting the importance of building bridges and cultivating communities that inspire and empower individuals.
Through engaging keynote speeches, thought-provoking panel discussions, and interactive workshops, we will delve into various aspects of multicultural education. Experts, educators, researchers, and community leaders from across the country will come together to share their experiences, insights, and innovative approaches in promoting inclusive practices and celebrating diverse cultures.
Conference participants will have the opportunity to:
Gain a deeper understanding of the benefits and impact of multicultural learning in educational settings and beyond.
Discover effective strategies for developing culturally sustaining curricula that empower students and honor their unique backgrounds.
Explore the role of empathy, compassion, and dialogue in fostering meaningful connections and bridging cultural divides.
Learn about successful initiatives and best practices for eradicating racism, discrimination, and oppression in society.
Engage in dynamic discussions on achieving social, political, economic, and educational equity.
Network with like-minded professionals, educators, and advocates who share a passion for multicultural education.
Access resources, tools, and innovative approaches that can be implemented in classrooms, institutions, and communities.
Come and be inspired by the joy of multicultural learning as we collectively work towards building bridges, nurturing inclusive communities, and empowering individuals. Together, let us create a brighter and more equitable future.
Registration for the conference will open in Spring 2024. Stay tuned for further updates and announcements on our website and social media platforms.
We look forward to welcoming you to our 23rd annual TXNAME conference and sharing this transformative experience with you.
TX NAME's 2023 Conference Co-Chairs, Lakia M. Scott, Tonya Jeffery and Sarah M. Straub, are currently planning this face-to-face conference for May 2-4, 2024 to bring together educators, community activists and change agents to help re-charge our dedication to multicultural education. More details of planning will be forthcoming, including details regarding Awards, the Artist-in-Residence, and our Emerging Scholars program.