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CREA CONFERENCE: Repositioning Culture in Evaluation and Assessment

Event Type
CREA, College of Education
Chicago Cultural Center (April 21) and Palmer House in Chicago (April 22 and 23)
Apr 21, 2013 - Apr 23, 2013  

The Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) is holding its Inaugural Conference April 21-23, 2013, in Chicago, titled "Repositioning Culture in Evaluation and Assessment."

The opening plenary is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Chicago Cultural Center. The conference will take place at the Palmer House all day on Monday and Tuesday, April 22-23, 2013.

For more information about the conference, go to

Conference themes are:
- Defining culturally relevant and culturally responsive assessment
- Documenting the use of culture in evaluation
- Pursuing social justice
- Crossing cultural borders in evaluation and assessment

Keynote Speakers
Rodney Hopson (President AEA, Duquesne University)
Eric Jolly (Science Museum of Minnesota President)
Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo (University of Colorado-Denver)

Invited Panelists
Jennifer Greene (University of Illinois)*
Karen Kirkhart (Syracuse University)*
Gloria Ladson-Billings (University of Wisconsin-Madison)**
Carol Lee (Northwestern University)**
William Tate (Washington University, St. Louis)**

*Past-President American Evaluation Association
**Past-President American Educational Research Association


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