University of Wisconsin–Madison

2022 Power Up Pop-ups: A (mini) Leadership Conference for Youth Services Managers & Staff

Conference Details:

Access details have been sent to all attendees as of 2/21/22. If you have questions about accessing the conference, please contact Meredith Lowe at mclowe@wisc.edu.

Dates: February 21 – March 4, 2022 (A series of 1-hour virtual presentations throughout these two weeks)

Location: Virtual

Although the Power Up Conference has typically taken place in-person, due to ongoing public health concerns the event will take place virtually in 2022. We hope to welcome you back to Madison, Wisconsin in March 2024!

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Do you have a question about this event? Please email Meredith Lowe at mclowe@wisc.edu.

Dr. Natalie Martinez
Dr. Natalie Martinez
Dr. Jean Mendoza
Dr. Jean Mendoza

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Natalie Martinez and Dr. Jean Mendoza

Natalie Martinez, Ph.D., K’awaika-meh (Laguna Pueblo), has been an educator for 25 years in K-University settings. She sits on the Pueblo’s Education Priority Team, develops and publishes Indigenous-centric K-12 curriculum, and serves as a Lecturer at the University of New Mexico. 

Jean Mendoza holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction and an M.Ed. in early childhood education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With Dr. Debbie Reese, she adapted Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz’  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for young people. She is a co-editor of the blog American Indians in Children’s Literature.

The keynote presentation is held on March 4, 2022.