Frontier Center Urban Education Annual Lecture

April 12, 2019 4:30 – 6 p.m.

  • Arts Center, Room 14, Peace Theater
  • Open to Nazareth and Rochester Community
  • Attendance is Free

Lecture: Culturally Responsive Gifted Education and Educators: Models, Resources, and Strategies to Recruit and Retain Underrepresented Students of Color

Nazareth College is hosting its annual Frontier Center for Urban Education lecture with a special appearance by Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D., professor of education and human development at Vanderbilt University. She teaches in the department of special education and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Teaching and Learning.

The lecture takes place on Friday, April 12, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the Nazareth College Arts Center, Theater A-14 on the ground floor.

Ford conducts research primarily in gifted education and multicultural/urban education. Specifically, her work focuses on:

  • recruiting and retaining culturally different students in gifted education
  • multicultural and urban education
  • achievement gaps
  • minority student achievement and underachievement
  • family involvement

She consults with school districts, educational, and legal organizations in the areas of gifted education, advanced placement, and multicultural/urban education.


Laura Jones-Soehner;

 Frontier Center Urban Education Annual Lecture