Registration is Now Open for the 2021 Education Equity Summer Institute

This year’s conference will convene over two days: 

June 15-Teaching African American History Through Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies  

June 16-Culturally Responsive and Inclusive Education Practices

For the full agenda, click here

To Register:

  • Step 1:Click here to access the registration page through the Virginia Tech Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE). 
  • Step 2: Complete keynote registration. Please note that this will register individuals for ALL keynote sessions for both conference days. 
  • Step 3: Upon registration for the keynotes, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to a Google form where you will indicate the breakout sessions you’d like to attend. Please note that Day 2 breakout sessions are offered twice so that individuals are able to attend two of the three sessions offered live.   
  • Step 4: You will receive a confirmation email on June 14, 2021 containing links to each keynote and the specific breakout sessions you picked, along with login information. 

All breakout sessions will be recorded and posted on the Virginia is for Learners Website conference page and made available through #GoOpenVA at a later date.

Please direct all inquiries pertaining to the 2021 joint Equity and Teaching African American History Conference to the Office of Equity and Community Engagement at  or Christonya Brown, History and Social Science Coordinator, at 804-225-2893, or

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