"Grading for Equity" Workshops
Led by Author Joe Feldman
Tuesday, March 12 & Wednesday, May 22
SUNY Cobleskill invites all faculty and staff, as well as partnering high school educators, to two workshops with Joe Feldman, author of “Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms.”
Workshop 1 • Tuesday, March 12
Workshop 2 • Wednesday, May 22
These workshops are free and open only to SUNY Cobleskill and partnering high school faculty and staff members. To RSVP, or to inquire, contact SchoolofBLAS@cobleskill.edu. Please let us know if you will be joining us at least one week before the March session.
About Joe Feldman
Joe Feldman has worked in education for more than 20 years at the school, district, and federal levels of government, and in traditional district and charter school systems. He began his career as an English and U.S. History teacher in Atlanta Public Schools, and was the founding principal of Thurgood Marshall Academy in Washington, D.C. which has the highest-performing students of any open-enrollment public school in the city. He also served as Director of Charter School Development for the New York City Department of Education, and as Director of K-12 Instruction in Union City, California. In Union City, Joe led the districtwide initiative to expand access to and support for honors and advanced classes; in two years the district doubled the number of African-American and Latino students who enrolled in – and passed – honors and advanced courses.
Joe earned his B.A. from Stanford University, a Master’s degree in Teaching and Curriculum from the Harvard School of Education, and a J.D. at NYU Law School. He has presented at schools and conferences across the country, and has authored numerous publications on grading and equity. Visit https://gradingforequity.org for more information.