Bonner to present to U.S. Dpt. of Ed. and President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper organization

bonner-257x300Dr. Fred Bonner II, Professor and Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership and Counseling at Prairie View A&M University has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education for the Office of Postsecondary Education and for President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper organization to present a brown-bag session. Bonner will present on the topic, “Because Someone Crossed the Bridge: Black Males Building on Resilience across the P-20 Education Pipeline.

Dr. Bonner is formerly the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University and an esteemed expert in the field of diversity in education. Prior to joining Rutgers, he was Professor of Higher Education Administration and Dean of Faculties at Texas A&M University-College Station. He earned a B.A. in chemistry from the University of North Texas, an M.S. Ed. in curriculum and instruction from Baylor University, and an Ed.D. in higher education administration & college teaching from the University of Arkansas.  Bonner has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Association for Higher Education Black Caucus Dissertation Award and the Educational Leadership, Counseling and Foundation’s Dissertation of the Year Award from the University of Arkansas College of Education.  His work has been featured nationally and internationally. He is the author of the recently released book Building on Resilience: Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline.

To listen to Dr. Bonner’s session, please see the information below.

OPE Higher Education Programs

Thursday, October 29, noon-1:30 p.m.

6th floor FIPSE Open Office Area

1990 K St. NW Washington, DC 20006

Conference Call-In: 1-866-854-3388 Passcode: 664-9704