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 in Education.
Dr. Lee is the Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education in the School of Education, Social Policy, and African American Studies at Northwestern University. Her research addresses cultural supports for learning that include a broad ecological focus, with attention to language and literacy. Her career spans a 48 year history and she is also the founder of four African centered schools, including three charter schools under the umbrella of the Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools where she serves as a chair of the Board of Directors.