Schooling in the US continues to be shaped by the historic legacies of racism and inequity. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University and author of the best-selling book, Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy. We’ll learn more about her work on culturally and historically responsive literacy and implications for teaching for equity and justice.
During the webinar, we will:
- Hear from Dr. Muhammad about the her work.
- Learn more about her book, Cultivating Genius.
- Engage with Dr. Muhammad in a moderated Q&A.
Captioning will be provided during this webinar, which takes place from 12–1:15 PM ET/11 AM–12:15 PM CT/10–11:15 AM MT/9–10:15 AM PT.
This webinar is a live-only event and will not be available for on-demand viewing.
You will be eligible to receive one-hour of professional development credit for participation if you actively watch the webinar. At the conclusion of the webinar, you will be able to download a certificate of completion from the webinar console. Check with your school district in advance of the webinar to ensure that the professional development credit is accepted.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad
Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University
Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad is an Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University. She also serves as the director of the GSU Urban Literacy Collaborative & Clinic. She studies Black historical excellence within educational communities with goals of reframing curriculum and instruction today. Dr. Muhammad’s scholarship has appeared in leading educational journals and books. Some of her recognitions include the 2014 recipient of the National Council of Teachers of English, Promising New Researcher Award, the 2016 NCTE Janet Emig Award, the 2017 GSU Urban Education Research Award, the 2018 UIC College of Education Researcher of the Year and the 2020 American Educational Research Association (AERA), Division K Early Career Awardee. This year she was named NCTE Outstanding Elementary Educator in the English Language Arts. She works with teachers, leaders, parents and young people across the United States and South Africa in best practices in culturally and historically responsive instruction. She is the author of the best-selling book, Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy.