Valerie Kinloch

Valerie Kinloch

Working for Equity in Education: A Dean’s Perspective  |  Valerie Kinloch is the Renée and Richard Goldman Endowed Dean of the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh and vice president of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Her books include: Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan (Lexington Books, 2004), June Jordan: Her Life and Letters (Praeger, 2006), Harlem on Our Minds: Place, Race, and the Literacies of Urban Youth (Teachers College Press, 2010), Urban Literacies: Critical Perspectives on Language, Learning, and Community (Teachers College Press, 2011), Crossing Boundaries: Teaching and Learning with Urban Youth (Teachers College Press, 2012), Service-Learning in Literacy Education (Information Age Publishing, 2015), and Race, Justice, and Activism in Literacy Instruction (Teachers College Press, 2019).


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Continuing education units

Saint Mary’s College of California offers you the opportunity to earn affordable Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for attending Learning Forward’s 2020 Annual Conference.

Ten hours of instruction equals one CEU. The cost for up to one CEU is $50, exclusively priced for Learning Forward attendees. Download the CEU form here. For more information, please contact Laurie Aguirre at

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