Baton Rouge, LA –Drs. Tiffany Wilkerson-Franklin, SU Ag Center Project Coordinator for Prison-Based Programs, and Leslie T. Grover presented during an Urban Education Mini Conference held in Stewart Hall on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
Southern University College of Education Professor Dr. Lisa Delpit invited the duo to present to a group of Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) students on the topic of, “Understanding the Intricate Matters of Children of Incarcerated Parents: Through Another Set of Eyes.”
The objectives of the presentation were:
• To share information with teachers who work with children who may be at risk.
• To create a dialogue among professionals with varying levels of expertise.
• To brainstorm ways to deal with youth from varying backgrounds.
MAT is a 15-month Master’s Degree and certification program designed to assist individuals who are interested in teaching grades 1 - 5 in an urban setting. To obtain more information on the MAT program, contact Dr. Diana Kelly at 225-771-3640 or 225-771-3961.
For additional information on the presentation, contact Dr. Tiffany Wilkerson-Franklin at 225-771-2242 or via e-mail at, firstname.lastname@example.org.