NSTA Conference: 

April 4th ~ Boston, MA 

Linking Literacy

The Carter Center for K-12 Black History Education: 2019-2020

Founded by Associate Professor LaGarrett King, PhD, "the CARTER Center for K-12 Black History Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia focuses on research projects and teacher professional development activities that seek to improve K-12 Black history education."


I am honored to serve on the advisory board and will continue to assist throughout the year with this endeavor. 

Inquiries about the center should be directed to this email: Cartercenter18@gmail.com

© 2016 photo by T. Coulchi 

Having fun at the

Colonial Market Fair!

Carnegie Library (Squirrel Hill)

We had a blast building clocks and learning about Benjamin Banneker!  

Colfax Bookfair (Pittsburgh)

I had a great time with Ms. Reed, Colfax librarian, and author Sharon G. Flake at the Barnes & Noble in Homestead, PA. 

Hosanna House

Thanks to the University of Pittsburgh, we got the jump on JumpStart Reading with this amazing group of kids! 

I was very honored to  

participate in this series with an author I have long respected and admired, Andrea Davis Pinkney!