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May 15 2008
3:30pm - 5:00pm, CERAS, Room 513

Professor Kavita Kapadia
Director, Urban Teacher Program University of Chicago
Topic: The Social Organization o Urban Schools, New Teacher Retention, and the Effects of Introduction

Kavita Kapadia

 

Director of the Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP), has nearly fifteen years of experience in preparing teachers for urban schools. She has been a Chicago Public Schools classroom teacher, demonstration-classroom teacher, literacy teacher-leader, mentor teacher, adjunct faculty at Northwestern and National Louis Universities, and is a co-founder of New Teachers Network, a teacher induction program formerly based at USI. Kavita holds a master's degree in education and administrative certification and is currently a doctoral candidate in the University of Chicago Department of Sociology. Her research focuses on preservice preparation and new teacher induction. As UTEP director, Kavita oversees all day-to-day operations of the program and coordinates all recruitment, programming, reporting, accreditation, and evaluation activities.

 

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