Call Me Mister 2024 Summit

Call Me Mister Summit SponsorsMen of Color Empowerment Summit

The KSU Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Towards Effective Role Models) Men of Color Empowerment Summit is a full-day professional development workshop devoted to uplifting and increasing men of color in education. The event will be held on Saturday, March 9th at the KSU Center. This is a free event that is open to local middle/high school students and freshmen who are interested in majoring in the field of education. Guests also include local community teachers, professors, and the MISTERs from Kennesaw State University, Georgia College and State University, and Georgia Southern. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Marcus Broadhead who is the author of Becoming Enough: An Educator’s Journey to Leadership. The goal of the Empowerment Summit is for participants to understand the importance of men of color in K-12 education and the need to make a positive impact in their local communities. Breakfast and lunch will be served. The deadline to register is Saturday, February 24th, 2024.

Event Date:
Saturday, March 9th 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: KSU Center Kennesaw State University -  3333 Busbee Drive, NW,  Kennesaw, GA 30144
                   Behind the Cracker Barrel that faces Chastain Road”

Event Schedule

  • 8:00 – 8:30 AM = Registration and light breakfast
  • 8:30 – 8:55 AM = Call Me MISTER Introductions (Kennesaw State University, Georgia College and State University, Georgia Southern University)
  • 9:00 – 10:55 AM = Keynote Speaker – Dr. Marcus Broadhead (Accepting the Call … and Persevering!)
  • 11:00 – 11:45 AM = Lunch and Networking
  • 11:45 – 12:45 PM = Joseph Caldwell (Fueling Your ‘Why” to Lead and Inspire the Next Generation)
  • 12:50 – 1:50 PM = Dr. Michael Seaberry (Where the Wild Things Are)
  • 1:55 – 2:50 PM = Panel Discussion - Words of Encouragement from the MISTERs
  • 2:55 – 3:10 PM = Cherokee County Schools – Lindsay Bowley – (Benefits of Choosing Education)
  • 3:15 – 3:30 PM =  (Conclusion and Summit Evaluation)

Featured Speaker

  • Dr. Marcus Broadhead

    Dr. Marcus Broadhead

    Title of Presentation:
    Accepting the Call...and Persevering!

    Author of Becoming Enough:
    An Educator's Journey to Leadership

Additional Speakers

  • Joseph Caldwell

    Joseph Caldwell

    Title of Presentation:
    "Fueling Your 'Why' to Lead and Inspire the Next Generation."


    Assistant Principal K-8

    • Michael J. Seaberry, PhD

      Michael J. Seaberry, PhD

      Title of Presentation:
      Where The Wilds Things Are

      Clinical Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction