“Providing the Antioch community with the opportunity to engage with scholars is a significant commitment from the Education Department,” said Cynthia McDermott, Chair of the Education Department. “This academic year we are honored to continue this tradition with Dr. Paul Cummins, progressive educator extraordinaire who has provided a socially just education for thousands of Los Angeles youth. He is indeed an inspiring educator with years of experience in making a difference and being an Upstander!”
On February 16, 2017, the Friends of Education speaker series will welcome award-winning teacher, researcher, and blogger Dr. Julian Heilig, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State University Sacramento. The speaker series is cosponsored by the Progressive Education Partnership.
Karen Hamilton ’17 (Antioch Los Angeles, MA) is Antioch's Director of Marketing for Content and Communications. She has used her storytelling and copywriting skills for more than twenty years, crafting articles and creating publications. She believes that communication is a powerful driver for social change.