Join the ExCITe Center at Drexel and the Learning Innovation Network as we welcome Dr. Chris Emdin, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University; where he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education. He is also the Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is an alumni fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, and currently serves as Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the U.S. Department of Energy and the STEAM Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State.
Chris is a dynamic speaker who gave the opening keynote at SXSWedu last spring. He is a New York Times best-selling author of the books Urban Science Education for the Hip-hop Generation and For White Folks Who Teach In the Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll too.
Chris will be introduced by Dr. William Hite, Superintendent of the Philadelphia School District.
Learn more about the Learning Innovation Conversation Series and see videos of previous speakers John Maeda, Mimi Ito and Leah Buechley at www.drexel.edu/learninginnovation.