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Crafting Strong Spencer Foundation Proposals
Start Date: 11/15/2019Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 11/15/2019End Time: 4:00 PM

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Note: this seminar is currently only available for School of Education faculty.
SOE Office of Research, in partnership with the Spencer Foundation, is pleased to invite all SOE faculty members to a special workshop:

Crafting Strong Spencer Foundation Proposals

Friday, November 15, 2019
3401 Market Street, classroom 3025
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Zoom: https://www.zoom.us/j/7337867429

Dr. Roey Ahram, Associate Program Officer & Director of Field Engagement at the Spencer Foundation will visit the School of Education to help faculty learn about Spencer’s vision, upcoming grant opportunities, discuss the challenges of doing educational research, and help faculty craft proposals to the Foundation.
10:00 am - 11:30 am 
Presentation & Q & A with All Faculty: Dr. Roey Ahram
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Listen: Dr. Ahram & Early Career Faculty
(Assistant-level Tenure-track & Clinical)
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Office hours: 1:1 Meetings between Dr. Ahram and Individual Faculty (20-25 minutes in duration)
Dr. Ahram serves as an internal grant reviewer across all of Spencer's major grant programs and serves as the program lead for the foundation's Small Grants program and its field engagement work. Dr. Ahram’s research looks at how schools construct and make use of concepts of ability and disability, with a focus on special education disproportionality. He is the co-editor of and contributor to Race, Equity and Education: The Pursuit of Equality in Education 60 Years After Brown and has authored several works on the overrepresentation of Black students in special education as well as other topics related to educational equity. Before joining the Foundation, he served as the Director of Research and Evaluation at New York University’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools, and before that he was a high school mathematics teacher in Worcester, MA. Roey received a PhD in Teaching and Learning from New York University, as well as an MA in Teaching and a BA in Philosophy from Clark University.
Contact Information:
Name: Dr. Jen Katz-Buonincontro
Phone: 215-571-3670
Email: jlk333@drexel.edu
3401 Market st
3025 classroom
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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