On October 19, 2017, Dr. Carol D Lee was the keynote speaker
for the TJE Center’s “Toward a Transformative Justice
in Teacher Education” Research Convening funded by the Spencer
Foundation. This event was in partnership with the Graduate Group
On October 17, 2016, sujatha baliga was the featured speaker in
the Transformative Justice in Education Speaker Series Series.
sujatha discussed her past decade of work interrupting the
school-to-prison pipeline through restorative justice, with a
focus on how adults in schools settings can personally and
interpersonally benefit from restorative principles and
practices, and how positive adult relationships and approaches to
conflict transformation can spread to the children they serve.
On November 16, 2016, Maisha T. Winn, discussed the ways
restorative justice practices have the potential to change
language and practices in urban schools. Professor Winn is the
Susan J. Cellmer Distinguished Chair in English Education and
Professor of Language and Literacy in the Department of
Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin,
Madison. Her research examines the ways in which teachers and/or
adult allies for youth in schools and in out-of-school contexts
practice “justice” in the teaching of literacy.