Women At the Table invites educators, parents and especially you (the public) to join them Sunday, June 4 for a dynamic panel discussion with special guests Dr. Dan Rae and Dr. Evelyn B. Dandy with an important “Message of Hope.” The event will be held at AMF Bowling Lanes 115 Tibet Avenue from 5:00pm to 7: 00pm. We ask that you make every effort to attend and be a part of awesome event.
Dr. Dan Rea earned his MAT in teaching secondary mathematics from Howard University and EdD in educational psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has worked as a secondary mathematics teacher in Title I schools and as a professor of educational psychology at Doane College, University of Wisconsin, and Georgia Southern University. Dr. Rea has served as a co-chair of the National Youth-At-Risk Conference since 1994 and published numerous articles and edited books on fostering the well-being of youth placed at risk, motivating student underachievers, and building learning communities within schools. In 2015, he founded the National Youth-At-Risk Journal, an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal that publishes educational articles on how to reduce harmful risk conditions and promote the well-being of all youth, especially vulnerable youth in schools, families, and communities. Presently, he is a professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. Dr. Evelyn Dandy is a retired professor of education and director of the Pathways to Teaching program from AASU. Dr. Dandy’s stellar career included her being honored as the Georgia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. While at AASU, Dr. Dandy received the Distinguished Faculty Service Award for 2001-2002, the H. Dean Propst Outstanding Faculty Award for 1988-89 and the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Alumni Association in 1984. During her career she lectured at universities in Canada, Ireland, Commonwealth of Independent States (formerly a part of Russia) Hungary, China, and Turkey.