Coleman to speak at 2023 Spotts Lecture

ADA — T.K. Coleman, will serve as the keynote speaker for the T.J. Smull College of Engineering’s 2023 Spotts Lecture. The free, public event will take place on Monday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Coleman’s presentation will address “How to create the future.”

Coleman is the co-founder of Praxis, an apprenticeship program designed to help aspiring young professionals launch their careers, and the education director at Foundation for Economic Education, a conservative, libertarian think tank headquartered in Atlanta.

With more than 20 years of experience in education and coaching, Coleman is on a mission to help the next generation create a freer society by reclaiming a sense of personal agency.

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