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January 2004


This paper was adapted from a speech presented at the Annual Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education in Chicago, Illinois, during the spring 2004 conference. Dr. Pearson articulates the status of education, best teaching practices, teacher preparation, educational reform and instructional change for educating diverse learners in the new millennium. Strategies are offered for increasing awareness of academic achievement among minorities and methods for preparing all preservice teachers to teach all learners.