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Cultural Education

Report of Regents Cultural Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Committee on Cultural Education had its scheduled meeting on June 7, 2021. Regent Roger Tilles and Regent Frances Wills, Co-Chairs of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report. In attendance were committee members: Regent Tilles, Co-Chair, Regent Wills, Co-Chair, Regent Cea, Regent Cottrell, Regent Ouderkirk, Regent Collins and Regent Mead.

Meeting Date: 
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:40pm
Meeting Date: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 2:05pm

Report of Regents Cultural Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Committee on Cultural Education had its scheduled meeting on November 16, 2020. Regent Roger Tilles and Regent Frances Wills, Co-Chairs of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report. In attendance were committee members: Regent Tilles, Co-Chair, Regent Wills, Co-Chair, Regent Cea, Regent Cottrell and Regent Mead. Regents, in addition to Cultural Education Committee members, in attendance were: Vice Chancellor Brown, Regent Chin, Regent Collins, Regent Young, Regent Reyes, Regent Finn, Regent Mittler, Interim Commissioner Rosa.

Meeting Date: 
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 1:30pm

Aramina Vega Ferrer

Aramina Vega Ferrer, Ph.D., is a long-time Bronx resident and former associate professor of Literacy and Multilingual Studies in the School of Education at Mercy College where she prepared teacher candidates for advanced certificates and the M.S. in Teaching Literacy. She views the teaching and learning of reading and writing as complex processes best examined through a sociolinguistic lens that takes into account the cultural and linguistic experiences of students and their families in the home.

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 9:25am

Report of Regents Cultural Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Committee on Cultural Education had its scheduled meeting on December 9, 2019. Regent Roger Tilles, Chair of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report.

In attendance were committee members: Regent Tilles, Chair, Regent Cea, Regent Cottrell, Regent Ouderkirk and  Regent Mead. Regents, in addition to Cultural Education Committee members, in attendance were: Regent Cashin, Regent Norwood, Regent Hakanson, Regent Reyes, and Regent Mittler. Also, in attendance was Acting Education Commissioner Shannon Tahoe.  

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