Michelle Knight Resources

Video: Feedback from teachers on the Michelle Knight Presentation

Objectives of CRE

– Establish a shared understanding of the need for creating a sustained culturally relevant, school-wide, college-going culture for Black and Latino young men in grades 9-12.
– Discuss varied definition of a college-going culture that is also culturally responsive.
– Model inquiry oriented stances and engage in culturally responsive activities to build on individual and shared experiences.
– Support the creation and/or further development of existing action plans to increase college readiness for Black and Latino young men in your school context.

CRE Presentation

College Ready Book Features:

  • Important research findings of a four-year study in a public high school with critical reflection questions.
  • Links between culturally relevant pedagogy and college readiness and access.
  • “Teacher Responses” that connect the contents of each chapter to the author’s experience working with youth.
  • “Reading in Action” sections for professional development with individuals, small groups of educators, and whole school communities.