2015 – Utah NAME Conference
Keynote Speaker: Louie Gong
2015 ~ Louie Gong (M.Ed) is an artist, educator and public speaker who was raised by his grandparents in the Nooksack tribal community. Although he is best known for his highly sought after, hand-drawn custom shoes, Louie has received international recognition for a body of work that – like his mixed heritage (Nooksack/Chinese/French/Scottish) – defies categorization.
2014-Utah NAME Conferences
Keynote Speaker: Dr. La Vonne Neal, Dean, College of Education,
Northern Illinois University.
“narratives of bravery & hope: telling the story” was held February 23, 2013 at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Special thanks to our outstanding keynote speaker, Lewis Diuguid, Editorial Board member and columnist for The Kansas City Star. Download a copy of his keynote speech
“narratives of bravery & hope: ordinary people united for extraordinary change” was held March 9-10, 2012 at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
“narratives of bravery & hope: making my home in utah” was held April 1-2, 2011 at ¬ Utah Valley University.
Thank you to Kyle Reyes, keynote speaker and founder of Latino Initiatives at Utah Valley University.
“narratives of bravery & hope: embracing diversity in utah” was held March 26-27, 2010 at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Thanks to our Keynote Speaker for the 2010 Utah NAME Annual Conference, Dr. Luis Urrieta, Associate Professor of Cultural Studies in Education and Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Luis Urrieta’s book, Working from Within: Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators in Whitestream Schools
Click here to read a review of Dr. Urrieta’s latest book.
Download Dr. Urrieta’s presentation materials:
B) Effective Strategies
D)Friday night PowerPoint
“Delivering the Promise of Public Education: Equity for All” was held March 27-28 at the University of Utah.
Dr. Pedro Noguera, New York University, offered participants an important and compelling keynote address and breakout session..
“Building Bridges: Education through Relevancy, Relationships, and Rigor” was held at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dr. Christine Sleeter, Professor Emerita, California State University Monterey Bay was our Keynote Speaker.
“Weaving a Tapestry of Cultures and Voices” was held at The University of Utah.