Dr. Flowers' research on African American males in gifted education was published in a new book titled, A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement. The research examined the representation of African American males in gifted and talented programs and cited strategies to increase the number of African American males in gifted education.
Starlett Craig, Director of the Charles H. Houston Center's Office of Academic Excellence, presented scholarly information at the International Education Week Study Abroad Symposium at Norfolk State University. During the presentation, Starlett Craig discussed the critical reasons why African Americans should participate in study abroad experiences.
The Charles H. Houston Center's Office of Academic Excellence initiated the development and implementation of the Emerging Young Leaders program at Robert Anderson Middle School. The Emerging Young Leaders program seeks to support the academic and social development of eighth grade girls.
Dr. Flowers was bestowed the National Association for Multicultural Education's Carl A. Grant Multicultural Research Award. According to the National Association for Multicultural Education, this award is "given to an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to advancing our knowledge of multicultural education through research."
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