Valerie A. Batts, PhD — Co-Founder and Executive Director
@ National League for Nursing Leadership Conference, Savannah, GA
Dr. Batts is a plenary speaker during the conference on “Academic Leadership Excellence: Creating Inclusive Environments.” February 6 – 8, 2014 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront.
@ All Saints Episcopal Church, Pasadena, CA
Dr. Valerie Batts is a nationally recognized expert on issues of race and ethnicity. A long time friend of All Saints Church, she brings her expertise to educate, equip and empower us to continue in the struggle to dismantle racism personally, locally, nationally and globally.
- Rector’s Forum on Sunday, October 20, 10:15 a.m.
Dr. Batts will share how her 2001 presentation to the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops Is Reconciliation Possible: Lessons from Combating Modern Racism is as relevant today as it was then.
- Monday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.
A special forum on Monday evening, 7:00–9:00 p.m. in the Forum: a conversation between Ed Bacon, Dr. Batts and Juliana Serrano, focused on building skills to both recognize and change the current reality as we strive to dismantle racism in ourselves, our communities, our nation and our world.
@ Progressive Education Network Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Batts is a featured speaker at this conference network that exists to herald and promote the vision of progressive education on a national basis, while providing opportunities for educators to connect, support, and learn from one another. October 10-13, 2013 at the Biltmore Millennium.