Education in Society with Katherine Kersten

Katherine Kersten

Tuesday, March 5

Interview with Katherine: 7:00 - 7:30 PM
Panel Presentation: 7:30 - 8:00 PM
Open Q&A: 8:00 - 8:30 PM

Confusion in the Classroom: How Racial Equity Policies are Shaping Today's Schools

Liberty Classical Academy will present its Education in Society speaking series on March 5 with Katherine Kersten, Senior Fellow at Center of the American Experiment. Free and open to the public, Katherine's topic is Confusion in the Classroom: How Racial Equity Policies are Shaping Today's Schools.

Panelists

Linda Hoekman

High school physics teacher, 20+ years of experience at Champlin Park High School in the Anoka-Hennepin School district. Read about Linda in Thinking MN!

Rosa Maendel

Elementary and junior high teacher of 8 years in the Maplewood and Eden Prairie school districts.

Katherine Kersten Headshot

Event Description

Liberty Classical Academy of White Bear Lake will be hosting Katherine Kersten, Senior Fellow at Center of the American Experiment, on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 pm for their Education in Society event. The night will open with an interview by Headmaster, Rebekah Hagstrom and Katherine on the topic of Confusion in the Classroom: How Racial Equity Policies are Shaping Today's Schools.

A panel of local public school teachers will then present their experiences with racial equity training, followed by a time of open Q&A.

Katherine Kersten Bio

Katherine Kersten, a writer and attorney, is a Senior Fellow at Center of the American Experiment. She served as a Metro columnist for the Star Tribune (Minneapolis) from 2005 to 2008, and as an opinion columnist for the paper for 15 years between 1996 and 2013. She was a founding director of the Center, and served as its chair from 1996 to 1998.

Katherine has written on cultural and policy issues for a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Weekly Standard, Christianity Today, Policy Review, American Enterprise, and First Things. For two years, she served as a regular commentator for National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” She has also appeared on numerous radio and television shows, both nationally and locally. She has been a guest of commentators such as Hugh Hewitt, Glenn Beck and Laura Ingraham, and has been featured on FOX News and MSNBC, as well as NPR’s “Talk of the Nation;” the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s “As It Happens;” NBC’s “A Closer Look with Faith Daniels” and “Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel.”

Education:

  • BA University of Notre Dame 1973
  • MA Yale University 1975
  • JD University of Minnesota Law School 1982

Honors and Awards:

  • Named Friend of the Humanities by the Minnesota Humanities Commission
  • Named Distinguished Alumna of the Program of Liberal Studies of the University of Notre Dame
  • Family Exemplar Award of the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association

You can find out more about the Center of the American Experiment and Katherine's work by going to americanexperiment.org.

A freewill offering will be requested.

Katherine Kersten on Education Nation Radio