BARR National Conference

April 19 & 20, 2018

Leveraging Strengths To Serve All Students

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Hosted by Valley View High School, Moreno Valley Unified School District, CA

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The BARR Center Welcomes on April 20th,

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Pedro Noguera

Pedro Noguera is the Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. He is the author of eleven books and over 200 articles and monographs. He serves on the boards of numerous national and local organizations and appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and other national news outlets. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA he served as a tenured professor and holder of endowed chairs at New York University (2003 – 2015) Harvard University (2000 – 2003) and the University of California, Berkeley (1990 – 2000). From 2009 - 2012 he served as a Trustee for the State University of New York (SUNY) as an appointee of the Governor. In 2014 he was elected to the National Academy of Education. Noguera recently received awards from the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, from the National Association of Secondary Principals, and from the McSilver Institute at NYU for his research and advocacy efforts aimed at fighting poverty.

Day One: April 19th Conference Location


Thursday, April 19th

Valley View High School, Moreno Valley Unified School District

13135 Nason St, Moreno Valley, CA 92555

Day Two: April 20th Conference Location


Friday, April 20th

Moreno Valley Conference Center

14075 Frederick St, Moreno Valley, CA 92553