Education Department Event

The Education Department would like to invite the CSI community to “Superman – 1 Year Later: Multiple Voices in Education Reform,” a panel discussion sparked by The Inconvenient Truth behind Waiting for Superman. The event, which will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Williamson Theatre from 6:30pm to 9:00pm, will include film segments and distinguished panel of parents, education leaders, and activists.

Arnold Dodge, PhD, Assistant Professor of Education, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, and Chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership and Administration, will be the moderator.

Panelists will include Ocynthia Williams, Parent Organizer at HighBridge Community Life Center, Executive Secretary for the Board of Directors at Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Parent Leader at the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice; Janine Sopp, Parent organizer, Change the Stakes Committee, GEM (Grassroots Education Movement); Aurelia Curtis, Principal, Curtis High School, Staten Island; Jean McTavish, Principal, Edward A. Reynolds West High School; Lisa North, second grade teacher at PS 3 in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NYC Dept of Education.

Refreshments will follow.

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