Southern Maine Partnership

The Maine Black Educators Collective Presents: a Speaker Series on anti-Blackness in Education

Maine Black Educators Collective

The Maine Black Educators Collective is proud to present the Speaker Series on anti-Blackness in Education. Please join us for this virtual series of events designed for BIPOC educators. There is no charge for participation, but there is a limit on how many attendees can be admitted, and BIPOC educators will be prioritized. Contact hours certificates will be awarded.

Register for all events by clicking on this link.

This series is funded by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Southern Maine Partnership is co-sponsoring this event with the Teacher Education Department and new faculty member Dr. Larissa Malone. For more information, please reach out to



Blackness All the Time: Resisting Isolation and Doubt in Precarious Times

Thursday, March 11, 4:00 - 5:30 PM 

Event Speaker: David Stovall, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago


It Takes a Village: Helping Black Students Navigate Systemic Racism

Thursday, March 25, 4:00 - 5:30 PM 

Event Speaker: Dr. Kristen E. Duncan

Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education, Clemson University


Black literacies & Black children: Towards Transformative Practices

Thursday, April 8, 4:00 - 5:30 PM 

Event Speaker: Dr. Kimberly N. Parker

Assistant Director, Shady Hill School Teacher Training Center


Academic Profiling: Race, Culture and the Politics of Black Achievement

Thursday, April 29, 4:00 - 5:30 PM 

Event Speaker: Derron Wallace, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Education, Brandeis University


Love Me B[l]ack

Thursday, May 6, 4:00 - 5:30 PM 

Event Speaker: Chris Busey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Florida