Be the Difference: An Action Approach to Educating Youth in Poverty


Donna Beegle


Regency Ballroom

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership


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Brief Program Description

Monday morning keynote speech.


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Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Donna Beegle Keynote

The majority of research and writing about poverty are done by people who have not experienced poverty. Dr. Donna Beegle grew up in generational poverty. With her personal story and research on historical educational attainment in the United States,
she will give an insider's view on the steps everyone of us can take to better our education systems as well as bring people together no matter their backgrounds. For more than 25 years, Dr. Beegle has traveled
throughout hundreds of cities in 47 states and four countries to assist professionals with proven strategies for breaking poverty barriers.

Keyword Descriptors

Poverty, Generational poverty, Educational attainment, Education systems, Strategies for breaking poverty barriers

Presentation Year


Start Date

3-7-2016 9:00 AM

End Date

3-7-2016 10:00 AM

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Mar 7th, 9:00 AM Mar 7th, 10:00 AM

Be the Difference: An Action Approach to Educating Youth in Poverty

Regency Ballroom

Monday morning keynote speech.