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Sandhills Celebrates Native Pride: Who’z Ya People: Understanding Southeast American Indians Zoom Lecture
November 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Leslie Locklear
Date: November 19, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95265027732? pwd=MlVtY1lTUmFpTEtaNFhnMFhTQWd1dz09
Meeting ID: 952 6502 7732 Passcode: 928507
Dr. Leslie Locklear, a member of the Lumbee, Waccamaw Siouan and Coharie tribes, hails from Hoke County, NC. Leslie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, her Masters in Professional School Counseling, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed her doctoral degree in Educational Studies and Cultural Foundations at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Leslie is currently employed at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke as the Program Coordinator for the First Americans Teacher Education (FATE) program and First Americans Educational Leadership (FAEL) program where she trains American Indian teachers and administrators to work in American Indian schools. She also serves as the Co-Chair of the North Carolina Native American Youth Organization (NCNAYO) Adult Advisory Committee.
As a student and educator Leslie’s passions include culturally relevant curriculum, working with American Indian youth councils, college and career counseling, and supporting educators in the classroom.