Thursday Events At Indiana Black Expo 2013

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WTLC-AM LOGOThursday, July 18

IBE Education Conference Presented by Indiana Civil Rights Commission and Cummins Inc.

The 6th annual conference provides teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education with resources, best practices and professional development training in the area of cultural competency.

Theme: Redefining 21st Century Learning

Keynote and Plenary Speakers: Dr. Marvin Thompson, Chief Academic Officer for Future is Now Schools and Dr. Norma LeMoine, LeMoine & Associates Ed. Consulting

Time: Registration/Check-in and Continental Breakfast 7:00 AM; Conference Program: 8:30 – 3:00 PM; Book Signing and Indiana Wesleyan University Meet & Greet Reception Immediately Following

Cost: $25 until July 18, 2013; $50 day of; cash, credit cards or certified checks will be accepted for on-site registration:

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballrooms 1-3

Sponsors: Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Cummins Inc., Indiana University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Harrison College, and Indiana Department of Education

Workshop Session I

Time:   10:00 am

  • Project Based Learning is 21st Century Learning — Experience Why
  • Overrepresentation of Vulnerable Populations in Special Education: Impact and Strategies
  • Leading Troubled Boys of Color Effectively
  • Guidelines for Real Parent Engagement
  • Equity Pedagogy + Multicultural Competency = Multicultural Teacher Efficacy
  • Straight Talk about School Reform From a School – University Partnership
  • Preparing Globally Competent Citizens – “What? So What? Now What?”

 

Workshop Session II (Concurrent)

Time:   1:45 pm

  • Project Based Learning is 21st Century Learning — Experience Why
  • Overrepresentation of Vulnerable Populations in Special Education: Impact and Strategies
  • Leading Troubled Boys of Color Effectively
  • An Idea Model For High School Reengagement
  • Guidelines for Real Parent Engagement
  • Multicultural Teacher Efficacy – Best Practices and Results – Oriented Teacher Programs
  • Straight Talk about School Reform From a School – University Partnership
  • Preparing Globally Competent Citizens – “What? So What? Now What?”

 

 

WTHR-TV 13 Employment Opportunity Fair

Cost: Free

Location: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Time: 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Dress Code: Business Attire

Sponsors: WTHR-TV 13 and Markey’s Rental and Staging

 

WTHR-TV 13 Employment Opportunity Fair Workshops- “It’s Your Life!” presented by Eli Lilly & Company

Cost: Free for Job Seekers

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Room 105

Time: 9:00AM-11:00AM

Dress Code: Business

Workshop Topics:

  • Marketing Your Skills: James Rogers, IRS
  • How to prepare for an interview: Diane Smith, WGU
  • How to use Social Media in your job search: Rita Light, WorkOne
  • How to Explain Your Work History: Patricia Lovett, Express Scripts
  • What Employers look for in a Resume: Indy SHRM

*Business Attire Preferred*

Sponsors: WTHR-TV 13, Eli Lilly and Company, and Markey’s Rental and Staging

 

 

WTHR-TV 13 Employment Opportunity Fair Employer Networking Session-

“Employ Indy/Business Solutions”

Cost: Free for Employment Opportunity Fair Employers

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Room 106

Time: 9:00AM-11:00AM

Presenter: Scott Arant, WorkOne & Eugene Anderson, WorkOne

Dress Code: Business

 

The Cultural Arts Pavilion Presented by BMO Harris Bank (CAP) kicks off with its Opening Reception. CAP attractions are open to the public starting Friday, July 20, 2013.

 

Cultural Arts Pavilion Opening Reception Presented by BMO Harris Bank

Features: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: Times, Teams, & Talent Traveling Exhibit and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s exhibit AFROS: “A Celebration of Natural Hair” by Michael July

Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Cost: Invitation Only

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Wabash Corridor

Partners: Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana State Museum, Herron School of Art & Design, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indiana African American Genealogy Group, Indiana Historical Society, Freetown Village, Crispus Attucks Museum, Eiteljorg Museum, Madame Walker Theatre Center, Asante Children’s Theatre

Sponsors: BMO Harris Bank, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Allen Whitehall Clowes Charitable Foundation, Arthur Jordan Foundation, Citizens Energy Group and Markey’s Rental & Staging

 

Cultural Arts Gallery:

IMA

The Indianapolis Museum of Art will highlight its permanent collection and promote the Matisse: A Life in Color.

 

Indiana Historical Society

Since 1830, the Society has been Indiana’s Storyteller, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and disseminating the state’s history. Featuring Healing Bodies, Changing Minds, IHS tells the story of Dr. Harvey Middleton, one of Indianapolis’ pioneering African American physicians, part of a larger exhibition currently on display at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.

 

Indiana State Museum

This riveting exhibition draws from individual accounts, images and artifacts collected by the To Stir Up the Conscience: The Civil Rights Movement in Indiana effort, a yearlong project of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. Learn about Hoosiers who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how their involvement helped set off a train of events the movement had never before witnessed.

 

Harrison Center of the Arts

Cultural Icon paintings from Herron High School Summer Academe students and art by Harrison Center artist, Quincy Owens.

 

Locomotion: Filmmaker’s Forum

Locomotion is a forum designed to foster and develop the filmmaking community of Indianapolis and is for local and aspiring filmmakers, cinematographers and actors.   The event will include keynote speaker Darryl Pitts – television and film director, writer, producer and filmmaker of Reel Black Love (www.reelblacklove.com). There will also be smaller group sessions facilitated by experts on various topics in the filmmaking industry including acting, equipment and sound, and legal considerations.

Featured Speaker: Darryl Pitts, producer of “Reel Black Love” (www.reelblacklove.com)

Time: 7:00 PM -9:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 126 and 127

Partners: Indiana Arts Commission, Big Car, Old Soul Entertainment, Mosaic

 

 

INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair Opening Reception

Featured Guest: Chef Timothy Moore

Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Opening Reception

Cost: Invitation Only

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 109 & 110

Sponsors Indiana State Department of Health and Indiana Family & Social Services Administration

 


INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair Seniors Night

Theme: “Good Health for All Generations”

Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost: Free for Seniors

Location: Indiana Convention Center, Hall D

Sponsors: Indiana State Department of Health and Indiana Family & Social Services Administration

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