Raise Your Hand for Public Education
Empowering Educators to Lead
On July 2, the National Education Association will be launching a new campaign to help educators across the nation become the leaders in a national movement for public education. Are you on Facebook? You can RSVP to this event there.
Not in Atlanta? That's ok, we will be livestreaming the Raise Your Hand day of innovation and empowerment on this page. Check in at 9 AM on July 2. And don't forget to follow along on Twitter: #RYH4ED.
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Pre-opening Music Presentation – DJ Spinderella
Moderator: Pat Dolan, TURN (Teacher Union Reform Network)
Opening Remarks – NEA President Dennis Van Roekel
Collaboration to Lead the Profession
Speaker: Dr. Jerry D. Weast, Former Superintendent of Schools, Montgomery County, MD
Affiliate Engagement: ISTA ESP’s Leading the Profession with School Safety – Donna Nielsen, La Porte Community School Bus Driver, Driver Trainer Team Leader, Safety Team Lead and NEA Board of Director ESP at Large
Assessment, Common Core and the Future of Education
Speaker: Linda Darling-Hammond, Professor of Education at the Stanford University School of Education
Affiliate Engagement: Empowering Educators to Lead - Jonathan Knapp, President Seattle Education Association
Leading by Reaching Out to the Community
Speaker: Dr. Valerie Kinloch, Professor of Literacy Studies, Ohio State University
Affiliate Engagement: Bringing Learning to Life - Rhonda Johnson, President Columbus Education Association and Tori Washington, Service-Learning Teacher, Beechcroft High School, Columbus, OH and Beechcroft H.S. students Rendell Buckhalter, Taryn Lewis-Smith, Chelsey Rodgers, & Christian Scase
Closing Remarks – NEA Secretary-Treasurer Rebecca Pringle
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NEA EXPO 2013
Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit at one of America’s largest gathering of educators.