Classroom gender equality expert to speak here on Tuesday, March 27

A presentation titled “How Even the Best of Us Often Treat Males and Females Differently in the Classroom” is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at Tennessee Tech University’s Derryberry Auditorium.

Leading the presentation will be Bernice Sandler, one of the nation’s leading experts about classroom gender equality.

The event, hosted by TTU’s Women’s Center, is the highlight of the Women’s History Month celebrations on campus.

Sandler is a senior scholar at the Women’s Research and Education Institution in Washington, D.C., where she consults with organizations and others about achieving equality for women.

She is also an adjunct associate professor at Drexel University College of Medicine and formerly wrote a quarterly newsletter titled, “About Women on Campus.”

During her career, Sandler has given more than 2,500 presentations and written more than 100 articles about women’s educational equality and been directly involved in numerous court rulings relating to gender equality, including the well known Title IX federal ruling.

A Center Stage event, Sandler’s presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Women’s Center at 931/372-3850.