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SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

International:

Goggins II, L. & Dowcett, E. (2011). Beyond Introduction: The need for competency in diversity training. 11th International Conference on

Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, University of the Western Cape: Cape Town, South Africa.

 

National:

Goggins II, L. (2020). The Need for Black Studies to Inform Social Emotional Learning. 44th Annual Conference National Council

for Black Studies: Atlanta, GA

Goggins II, L. (2016). The Essential Elements of Developing Manhood. 10th COSEBOC Annual Gathering of Leaders: New York

Abercrombie, E., Goggins II, L., & Brown, A. (2013). Black Men and Masculinities. Association for Black Cultural Centers 23rd Annual Conference: Auburn, AL

Brooks-Johnson, T. & Goggins II, L. (2011). Positive Effects of Mentors in the Lives of African American Young Men. 43rd Annual

Conference Beyond the Rhetoric: A Call for Social Action, National Association of Black Social Workers: New Orleans, LA

Goggins II, L. (2010). Rites of Passage as an Effective Tool for African American College Students’ Academic Success. 3rd Annual Diversity

Management Conference, Cleveland State University: Cleveland, OH

Goggins II, L. (2010). “I Knew I was a Man When…”. 6th Annual Black Male Development Symposium: Philadelphia, PA

Goggins II, L. (2009). African-centered Rites of Passage: A model for academic success. 1st Annual Rites of Passage Convention, Urgent,

Inc.: Miami FL

Goggins II, L. (2007). African-centered Rites of Passage as a Retention Tool. NASPA Multicultural Institute: Miami, FL

Goggins II, L. (2005). African-centered Rites of Passage as a Tool for College Retention. Education All of One Nation: Phoenix, AZ

Goggins II, L. (2005). African-centered Rites of Passage as an Academic Tool. Challenging the Genius Within: Excellence in Urban

Education: Chicago, IL

Goggins II, L. (2000). African-centered Rites of Passage and Black Manhood. African American Male Empowerment Summit: National

Seven City Tour

Goggins II, L. (2000). Taking Ownership of Education. Annual Conference on the African American Family: Huntsville, AL

Goggins II, L. (1997). African-centered Rites of Passage Process. Annual Conference on the African American Family: Huntsville, AL

Goggins II, L. (1997). African-centered Rites of Passage and Academic Success. National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American

Higher Education: Orlando, FL

Goggins II, L. (1997). African-centered Rites of Passage and Leadership. Young African American Professional Leadership Conference,

Eastern Michigan University: Ypsilanti, MI

Goggins II, L. (1996). African-centered Rites of Passage and Education. National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher

Education: San Antonio, TX

Regional:

Goggins II, L. (2012). “I knew I was a man when…” Black Male Summit: Akron, OH

Goggins II, L. (2009). African-centered Rites of Passage as a Leadership Model. Southeastern African American Student Leadership

Conference, UNC Wilmington: Wilmington, NC

Goggins II, L. & et. al. (2007). From the Corner to the Classroom. Black Male Development Symposium: Philadelphia, PA

Goggins II, L. (2005). African-centered Rites of Passage as a Retention Tool. Quest for Community: A Call for Community, Wright

State University: Dayton, OH

Goggins II, L. (2002). Intellectual Foundations of African-centered Education. Africa as Center Symposium, Wright State Univ.: Dayton, OH

Goggins II, L. (2000). African-centered Thought and Leadership. Southeastern African-American Student Leadership Conference: Raleigh

Goggins II, L. (1995). African-centered Rites of Passage and Education. Re-imaging the Urban Environment: Buffalo, NY

Goggins II, L. (1994) Authentic Self. Northern Kentucky University Black Student Leadership Conference: Highland Heights, KY

 

State/Local:

Goggins II, L. (2019). SEL & Restorative Crosswalk. SEL Mini-Conference: Cleveland, OH.

Goggins II, L., & Tilow, P. (2018). Building a Culture of Community: Restorative Practice for Educators. SEL Mini-Conference: Cleveland, OH

Goggins II, L. (2013). Rites of Passage: The looking glass of our identity. Global Village Festival: Akron, OH

Goggins II, L. (2012). “I knew I was a man when…” South Carolina Council for African American Studies Conference: Columbia, SC

Goggins II, L. (2009). Why Fathers Matter. Fatherhood/Male Involvement Conference: Columbus County, NC

Carter, R., Goggins II, L., Grimes, E., & Stevenson, H. (2007). Effective Interactions with Black Males. Breaking the Silence (Sen. Vincent

Hughes): Philadelphia, PA

Amin, A., Odom, Y., Peterson, R., & Goggins II, L. (2007). The Black Male Development Symposium: What a Real Model of Community,

Corporate and Higher Education Collaboration Looks Like. PA-NAME 9th Annual Conference, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg: Harrisburg, PA

Goggins II, L. & Mason, J. (2007). No One is a Council to Himself or Herself: Combining Community Outreach and Diversity Initiatives on

College Campuses. Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development Annual Conference: Power, Access, and Equity: Gwynedd, PA

Goggins II, L. (2004). Academic STARS use of African-centered Rites of Passage: An Empirical Study. Ohio Alliance of Black School

Educators State Conference: Akron, OH.

Goggins II, L. (2002). Rites of Passage into Manhood. Perkins Middle School Community Outreach: Akron, OH

Goggins II, L. (2001). African-centered Rites of Passage. Sankofa Community Empowerment Workshops: New Orleans, LA

Goggins II, L. (1997). Operating in Cultural Diversity. Walsh University: North Canton, OH

Goggins II, L. (1996). Taking Ownership of the Educative Process. Colin Powell Academy: Detroit, MI

 

INVITED KEYNOTE & IN-SERVICE/WORKSHOps

2020    Social Emotional Learning & Achievement. Focus on Education: Warrensville Heights, OH

2020    Race, Equity, & Inclusion. Men of Color Shaping Academics: Cleveland, OH

2019    SEL, PBIS & Discipline Disparities. Ohio NAACP Education Chair Convening: Kent, OH

2019    Equity, Race, & Education: At the Intersection of Achievement. Aspiring Principals Cohort. Cleveland State Univ.: Cleveland, OH

2018    Restorative Practices for Educators. Emmanuel Christian Academy. Akron, OH

2015    Recapturing Black Male Image. Cleveland Heights – University Heights School District: University Heights, OH

2014    Keep it Moving: Why It’s Important to Continue Your Education. Phillip’s Chapel CME: Akron

2014    The African-centered Rites of Passage Model. Greater Akron Black Social Workers Association: Akron, OH

2014    Rites of Passage: The Process of Being Human. International Honors Experience Symposium. Franklin College: Franklin, IN

2013    African-centered Rites of Passage as an Effective Tool for African American Students’ Academic Success. Youth and Community

  Development Conference: Baltimore, MD

2013    Freedom. Juneteenth Ohio Festival: Columbus, OH

2013    Building Community: Using the Village Concept. Community Fellowship Ministries: Akron, OH

2012    Return to the Source. Reading and Writing Success Festival: Little Rock, AR

2012    Effective Interactions with African-American Males. Professional Development. DC Virgo Preparatory Academy: Wilmington, NC

2012    The Value of Diversity. Diversity Conference. UNCW: Wilmington, NC

2012    Black Power and Black Identity. Upperman African American Cultural Center: Wilmington, NC

2011    What is your narrative? Midnight Basketball: Wilmington, NC.

2011    Keeping the “Main Thing” the main thing. Computer Science Freshmen Colloquium, North Carolina A&T St. Univ.: Greensboro, NC

2010    Getting to the Next Level.  SECC 21st Century Program: Whiteville, NC.

2010    First Fruits of Faith, Family, and Friends. SCI Annual Kwanzaa Celebration: Lancaster, OH

2009    History and Meaning of Kwanzaa and the Nguzo Saba. Hiram College: Hiram, OH.

2009    Advocating for Authentic Education. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Community Fellowship Chapel: Akron, OH.

2007    Legitimate Discontent. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Soul Food Banquet, Lebanon Valley College: Annville, PA

2006    Defining Your Success. Tomorrow's Scientists, Technicians, & Managers Banquet, Tri-County Urban League: Peoria, IL.

2005    A More Perfect Union. Martin L. King Jr. Celebration, NAACP – Southeastern Correctional Institution Chapter: Lancaster, OH

2005    Brothers Talking to Brothers. Student Counseling and Resource Center, Grambling State University: Grambling, LA

2005    African-centered Rites of Passage. Art Tatum Resource Center: Toledo, OH

2004    Celebrating Kwanzaa. Robinson Academy, Akron Public Schools: Akron, OH

2004    Celebrating Black Excellence. Akron UMAADOP Tribute to Black Excellence: Akron, OH

2004    Why Black History Month? Black History Program, Second Missionary Baptist Church: Lorain

2003    African-centered Rites of Passage. Church Of Christ Glass City – Men’s Group: Toledo, OH

2002    African-centered Rites of Passage Process. Ase - The Saturday Program, University of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, PA

2002    Including Black History. Hope Academy: Akron, OH

2001    Principles of African-centered Education. Steward Elementary School Teacher In-service: Akron

2001    Defining Your Future. Future Program, Defiance College: Defiance, OH

1999    Authentic Education. Cranbrook Schools Teacher In-Service: Detroit, MI

1995    Including the Multicultural Perspective. Canton City Schools In-service Training: Canton, OH

1999    Operating in Cultural Diversity. Student Affairs Diversity Program, Ashland University: Ashland

1997 – 1998 Cultural Diversity. Leadership Stark County: Canton, OH

1997    Identifying a Child’s Unique Genius. Stark County Heads Start In-Service: Canton, OH

1995 – 1997 The Contributions of African Americans. Canton Country Day School: Canton, OH

1995    Including the African American Perspective in the Classroom. Sander Elementary School Teacher In-Service: Jackson, OH

1995    Making a Difference. Quest Recovery Mentor Appreciation Dinner: Alliance, OH

1994    The Rites of Passage Process. Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus Multicultural Featured Speakers Series: Ashtabula, OH

1994    Using African-centered Rites of Passage in Education. W.A.T.O.E.S. Outreach Programs: Canton

1994    African-centered Rites of Passage and Education. Franklin Elementary School: Massillon, OH

1994    Finding the Authentic Self. Mid-Night Basketball: Akron, OH

1993    African-centered Rites of Passage and Education. Leila Green Alliance of Black School Educators: Canton, OH

Testimonials

“Thank you for your presence at our Annual End of Year Banquet. You delivered information that was timely and well appreciated. I have received a lot of positive comments.”

​​Sherri Simmons, 21st Century Community Learning Centers

"Thank for your hard work and dedication. I appreciate all that you have done ... You are a big part of why she is where she is today!"

​J.S. ​(Parent)

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