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December 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In-Person: An Afternoon with Courtney E. Rose


December 10, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Books & Books presents…



Woven Together: How Unpacking Your Teacher Identity Creates a Stronger Learning Community

(Jossey-Bass, $30.00)

Sunday, December 10th, 4:00 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables


Books & Books is thrilled to present an afternoon with Courtney E. Rose discussing her insightful new book: Woven Together: How Unpacking Your Teacher Identity Creates a Stronger Learning Community (Jossey-Bass, $30.00).

This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.

About the Book:

Create an inspiring, humanizing, and student-driven learning experience for your classroom
In Woven Together: How Unpacking Your Teacher Identity Creates a Stronger Learning Community, expert educator Dr. Courtney E. Rose delivers a student-driven approach to teaching that demonstrates how to bring your full self to the classroom. You’ll learn to create space for your students to do the same thing, de-standardizing the current norms of the classroom while embracing their unique experiences, perspectives and understandings to create more meaningful learning experiences.
Focusing specifically on teachers and teacher educators, this book explains the core issues associated with curriculum design and instructional implementation. It also includes:

  • Personal narratives from current educators and activities for deep reflection on how your identity impacts and informs your instruction
  • Methods for co-creating a classroom community and culture that works for your diverse student body
  • Action-oriented solutions and strategies for creating transformative learning experiences by putting your students at the forefront of your classroom’s learning environment

An indispensable resource for teachers already in the classroom, as well as pre-service teachers preparing to enter the classroom, Woven Together is the student-focused guide that education professionals have been waiting for.


About the Author:

Dr. Courtney Rose is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Educational Policy Studies department at Florida International University. and the Founder of Ivy Rose Consulting. Dr. Rose earned an Ed.D. in Curriculum & Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, an M.Ed. in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Florida. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Dr. Rose taught Math & Science in the Duval County Public School system in Jacksonville, FL.

During her years in Jacksonville, she also spent two summers working as a Corps Member Advisor, helping to develop incoming Teach for America Corps members. Through her teaching, writing and social media/community engagement work, Dr. Rose emphasizes both personal and collective self-reflection to identify the ways who we are, both inside and outside of the classroom, is woven into, through and from our practice. Currently, her research and work interests include the development and implementation of innovative approaches to social justice-oriented, critical and culturally relevant instructional practices and curricular designs with the goal of re-humanizing education.