** Early Registration ends August 4th **

** Hotel information will be posted soon **


5-7 October 2018
Honolulu, Hawai'i, U.S.A.


Hawai'i State Teachers Association
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Education
University of Hawai'i at West O'ahu


Movement Building for Equity and Justice in Education


What does it mean, in this historical moment, to advance equity and justice in education as a form of movement building?  How shall we critically examine even as we collectively imagine and dive into the paradoxes, the presumptions, and the promises of education as a public good and a core institution in a democratic society?  The 8th International Conference on Education and Social Justice offers a unique space for movement building around such questions as we highlight research and curriculum, develop innovative resources, build networks, and nurture hope. The Conference aims to draw together educators from across the United States and around the world with diverse experiences and expertise alongside shared commitments and priorities.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE  (the full schedule will be posted soon)

Friday, October 5
9:30-12:00       Pre-conference Session 1.1: Curriculum Workshop
9:30-12:00       Pre-conference Session 1.2: Writing Workshop
9:30-12:00       Pre-conference Session 1.3: Mentoring Workshop
12:00-2:00       Lunch on your own
2:00-3:15         Breakout Sessions 2
3:30-4:45         Breakout Sessions 3
5:00-6:30         Opening Plenary: Naming the Moment
6:30-7:30         Welcome Reception

Saturday, October 6
9:00-10:15       Breakout Sessions 4
10:30-11:45     Breakout Sessions 5
11:45-1:15       Lunch on your own
1:15-2:30         Breakout Sessions 6
2:45-4:00         Breakout Sessions 7
4:15-5:30         Breakout Sessions 8
5:30-6:30         Networking Reception

Sunday, October 7
9:00-10:00       Keynote Lecture
10:15-11:15     Roundtables
11:15-12:15     Luncheon
12:30-2:15       Closing Plenary: Scholars Speaking Collectively (with CARE-ED, CReATE, EDJE)
2:30-4:30         Post-conference Meeting: Hawai‘i Education Scholars Network

REGISTRATION INFORMATION  (please scroll down for the registration form)

All educators, researchers and scholars, and educational leaders and advocates throughout the United States and the world and from all levels and disciplines are invited to attend and participate in this conference. Registration includes access to all sessions, including the pre-conference workshops, as well as the luncheon and receptions. Presenters must register by August 4th, and may select any of the registration options. The conference offers registration rates on a sliding scale with five options:

$10  VOLUNTEER Registration Fee (individuals who wish to volunteer to assist the conference organizer with a 3-hour shift may select this special rate; a limited number of volunteer slots are available; volunteers will receive more information about their shift as the conference date approaches)

$50  SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED Fee with Early Registration (individuals with limited resources may select this rate, which is available until August 4th)

$120  MODERATELY REDUCED Fee with Early Registration (individuals with limited resources may select this rate, which is available until August 4th)

$200  REGULAR Registration Fee (individuals may select this rate at any time, including during the early-registration period)

$300  SUPPORTER Registration Fee (individuals who wish to support the conference may select this higher rate at any time, which helps to subsidize the registration for individuals with limited resources)

Please scroll down for the registration form.


All payments must be submitted at the time of registration, and are non-refundable.


By registering, you are agreeing to hold Kevin Kumashiro Consulting harmless regarding liability, and also to affirm the indemnity of Kevin Kumashiro Consulting regarding intellectual property.

LOCATION AND LODGING  (more information on making your hotel room reservations at a discounted conference rate will be posted in late-May)

The conference will be held in the historic Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel (120 Kaiulani Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815) in the heart of Waikiki and across the street from Waikiki Beach. Conference participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging. The nearest airport is the Honolulu International Airport. If you plan to commute to the conference, discounted parking at the hotel will be available to conference participants ($8 self-park with validation). If you wish to lodge at the conference hotel, special discounted hotel room rates are available to conference participants starting at a low $165 per night (plus additional taxes and fees, including a $15 reduced "resort fee" that commonly applies in Waikiki hotels), and you can use this rate starting October 1st through 10th. More information on making your hotel room reservations at a discounted conference rate will be posted in late-May.

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