Presentations from the symposium

 

Welcome and Why the High School Years Matter Video
Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service view video
Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund  

 

Lived Experiences: Young Black Male Leaders Set the Stage Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service view video
Chair: Cedric Jennings, DC Council's Office of Youth Programs  
Panelists: Darryl Briggs, Student, Lehman College  
Mike Ruff, Recent Graduate, H.D. Woodson Senior High School  
Michael Tubbs, Langston Hughes Academy  
Janol Vinson, Recent Graduate, Northern Kentucky University  

 

Providing a Rigorous High-Quality Curriculum and Instruction for College and Career Readiness Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service view video
Chair: Lester Young Jr., New York Regents  
Panelists: Robert Balfanz, Everyone Graduates Center, Johns Hopkins University  
Tim King, Urban Prep Academies  
Clarence Terry Sr., Occidental College  
Ronald Walker, Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color  

 

Establishing Safe, Positive, Supportive and Welcoming School Environments Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service

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Chair: Gerry House, Institute for Student Achievement  
Panelists: Judith Browne Dianis, Advancement Project  
Bakari Haynes, Eastern Middle School, Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland  
David Osher, American Institutes for Research  
Ivory Toldson, Howard University  

 

Keynote Address Video
Cassius Johnson, Carnegie Corporation of New York view video

 

Building Skills and Capital for College and Career Success Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service view video
Chair: Selvon Waldron, Life Pieces To Masterpieces  
Panelists: David Banks, The Eagle Academy Foundation  
Stacy Holland, Philadelphia Youth Network  
Khary Lazarre-White, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol  
Edward Tolliver, Florida A&M University

 

 

Moving to Success Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service view video
Chair: James Earl Davis, College of Education, Temple University  
Panelists:  
Darryl Briggs, Student, Lehman College  
Michael Tubbs, Langston Hughes Academy  
Janol Vinson, Recent Graduate, Northern Kentucky University

 

 

Concluding Remarks Video
Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service
Marian Wright Edelman, Children’s Defense Fund
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Additional Remarks Regarding Black Male Teens from ETS-CDF Pre-symposium Event Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, Educational Testing Service view video
Speaker: David Johns, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans