The Preemptive Education Conference is Urban Word NYC’s annual mentor, teacher, educator & community activist training.
Urban Word NYC, NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research and Equity on the Transformation Schools, and Columbia University’s Teachers College present the 16th Annual Preemptive Education Conference, featuring a dynamic weekend training series that engages the best practices in arts-based pedagogy, social justice education and culturally responsive teaching. This annual conference is a 3-day experience designed for students and educators from all areas, administrators, guidance counselors, community leaders, hip hop and spoken word practitioners, and more. This year’s theme focuses on intergenerational dialogue. Please see the call for proposals below!