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The Nazareth College School of Education presents well-known urban education expert Greg Michie, who will present Between Miracles and Metal Detectors: Teaching and Learning In Urban Schools. The lecture is on Monday, October 18, at 6 p.m. in the Nazareth College Arts Center, room A14. It is open to the public. For more information, contact Brian Bailey, (585) 389-2764 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14618. The event is sponsored by the School of Education’s Center for Urban Education and Teacher Opportunity Corps, with support from the Alice Foley lecture fund.
Michie, PhD, is a associate professor of Foundations, Social Policy, and Research at Concordia University in Chicago where he teaches courses in Graduate and Innovative Programs. His areas of interest include urban education, multicultural education, narrative research as well as students’ and teachers’ experiences in the school environment. He taught for nine years in Chicago Public Schools, where he developed a media literacy course and a video-production program for middle school students.
In 1996, he received the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, which is given to ten outstanding teachers in the Chicago area. Michie has published numerous essays and articles about his work with children. He is the author of Holler If You Hear Me: The Education of a Teacher and his Students, and See You When We Get There: Teaching for Change in Urban Schools, which received the 2006 Outstanding Book Award from the American Educational Research Association’s Narrative and Research SIG. He is also co-editor of his latest book, City Kids, City Schools: More Reports from the Front Row.