Drs. Hamilton, Gibson, and Shockley present at AERA

On April 5th in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Hamilton and colleagues, Drs. Simone Gibson and Ebony Terrell Shockley, presented at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting . They participated in a roundtable discussion on the broad topic of Rewriting Dominant Scripts in Educators’ Learning for More Equitable Practice. Their presentation on Reconceptualizing the Roles of Speech and…

Dr. Hamilton to present on “Choosing Civility” for CCPL

Dr. Hamilton will present her workshop entitled “Cultural Competencies and Language” to Cecil County Public Library (CCPL) staff on Staff Day. This time her workshop will encompass the theme “Choose Civility” to align with CCPL’s Choose Civility Initiative. This initiative is based on the book Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni. Dr. Hamilton will…

Publication on African American English

Check out Dr. Hamilton’s most recent paper, with co-authors Eusabia Mont and Cameron McLain.  If you think that African American English-speakers use improper grammar or  leave off ‘ed’ when using the past tense, think again! Deletion, Omission, Reduction: Redefining the Language We Use to Talk About African American English  

Cultural Competencies and LanguageWorkshop

Dr. Hamilton presented a training on Cultural Competencies and Language on June 12th to Montgomery County Public Libraries. This was her second time presenting to this wonderful group of library staff and administrators. Thank you Kate Tavakolian for bringing me back!   Whether you work in schools, libraries, medical settings, or industry, Dr. Hamilton will work…

Dr. Hamilton to present on language, literacy, and culture @ NAEYC

Are you an early childhood educator? Do you work with African American children who come to school speaking a version of English that’s different than “school” English? Come listen to Dr. Hamilton’s talk at the 2018 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. featured information photo courtesy of…