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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Community Conversation on African American History in the Schools

On Tuesday, May 18, at 7 pm, come listen and participate in an online panel discussion and community conversation about recent efforts locally and nationwide to include more local African American history in school curricula.

Mainstreaming African American History in the Schools  

Tuesday, May 18 @ 7 pm (Zoom) 

Come listen and participate in a conversation about recent efforts locally and nationwide to include more local African American history in school curricula. What would this curriculum look like and how would it be implemented? Panelists will discuss this and related topics including efforts to change school names to reflect a commitment to social justice. The panel will consist of:

  • Ronald Anzalone, retired Director of the Office of Preservation Initiatives at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and Co-Chair of the Falls Church Historical Commission; 
  • William Bates, Chief Academic Officer of Falls Church City Public Schools;
  • Valerie Hardy, Principal at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School;
  • Edwin B. Henderson, II,  Founder of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, Vice-Chairman of the Falls Church Historical Commission, Board Member of the Falls Church City Public Schools; and
  • Dr. Peter Noonan, Superintendent of Falls Church City Public Schools.

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Community Conversation on Mainstreaming African American History in the Schools


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