Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event Schedule

Sign up to attend one of Dr. Mahmood’s webinars or events and receive quality professional development right from the comfort of your own home. Each event is organized around an easy to understand framework, and provides ready to implement ideas and resources to support your instruction.

Unpacking the New “Contributions of All Faith” Law : Getting Started with the Legacy of American Muslims

Two FREE Workshop dates are available:
March 21, 2022 6-7pm

April 18, 2022 4-5pm

Illinois Educators and Parents,

In 2021, Illinois became the first state to introduce the contributions and US history of all faiths in public school’s K-8th grade curriculum.

The Coalition invites you to an interactive workshop for educators and parents to learn how to get started implementing this law with the Muslim contributions curriculum in your classrooms!

What to expect:
– Learn about the law
– View the Educator’s Guide
– Walk away with resources to get started

This workshop is led by our Director of Advocacy and Policy, Maaria Mozaffar and our Education Task Force Chair, Dr. Rachael Mahmood.

REGISTER TODAY: Bit.ly/ContributionsWorkshop

Learn more about the IL Muslim Civic Coalition’s bills by visiting https://www.ilmuslimciviccoalition.org/ourbills

US Math Recovery Council® 2022 National Conference

April 25 – 28, 2022

Dr. Mahmood will be presenting at the Advantage Math Recovery Conference, in Oak Brook Illinois on Wednesday, April 27.

Presentation Title: Culturally Responsive Teaching & AVMR: How AVMR structures can support students from marginalized groups

Presentation Abstract: Discover common cognitive structures/ learning styles used by students who come from marginalized groups.  Connections will be presented between components of AVMR and these learning styles, such as communal learning, gamifying, call and response, and others. Recommendations will help participants recognize how to be mindful of culturally responsive teaching when choosing the correct structure for the correct student. Data will be shared showing how my math students, from marginalized groups,  increased their achievement with the use of culturally responsive AVMR.  

Register at: https://www.mathrecovery.org/2022-national-conference

Upcoming School Professional Development Presentations 2022

  • Steeple Run Elementary School, Naperville, IL – March 23rd.
  • Steeple Run Elementary School, Naperville, IL – April 6th.
  • Lindop School District 92, Broadview, IL – April 9th
  • Steeple Run Elementary School, Naperville, IL – April 13th.
  • Naper School, Naperville, IL – May 6th

Email questions, comments, or inquiries to serve.verve.observe@gmail.com

Looking Forward to Collaborating with You!

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