Critical Teaching in Action Conference

  • Critical Teaching in Action Conference -
    a biennial social justice conference

    2016 Theme: Environmental Education and Social Justice

    At Mount Saint Mary’s University Doheny campus in Los Angeles, the 2016 conference will bring together educators (Kindergarten through higher education), community activists and students interested in sharing curricula that integrate or investigate the intersections of environmental education and social justice. The day will include interactive workshops and demonstrations.

    SAVE THE DATE: FEB 13, 2016

    Sorry - pre-registration is now closed, but we WELCOME you to show up on Feb. 13th and register on-site.

    Same day registration fee is now $30 (reduced from $40 ) and $10 for MSMU students but unfortunately, we can not provide food as our lunch orders have already been placed.

    Food is available for purchase in the cafeteria or at local eateries nearby.

    Payment at the door must be in Cash or Check (no credit card payments possible).

    $30 fee before Feb. 5, $40 at the door , $10 for MSMU students  (include lunch)

    Conference highlights:
    Keynote Speaker: Tim Swinehart of A People's Curriculum for the Earth: Teaching Climate Change and the Environmental Crisis
    Guerilla Gardener: Ron Finley - plants gardens in South LA  
    Film Screening: This Changes Everything - Naomi Klein's documentary on climate change and it's possibilities for transformation

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast/Registration
    9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Keynote Tim Swinehart and Presentation of Cultural Fluency Award to Ron Finley
    10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Workshop 1
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch
    1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Workshop 2
    2:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Film Screening: This Changes Everything


    See “Program Spotlight” for a brief video of our previous 2013 CTIA conference and “conference catalogs” for more information on past conferences.