Please join POLICY BRIDGE for a candidate forum on local education policy. Candidates will have 3-5 minutes each to briefly explain their vision for public education in the region and their position on current education issues. Following candidate presentations, the audience will have the opportunity to engage the speakers with questions of their own pertaining to topics of interest.
The following BOARD OF EDUCATION - AT LARGE candidates are slated to speak:
AL AUSTIN (candidate for Charlotte City Council)
JENNIFER ROBERTS (Democratic Candidate for Mayor)
If you are able to attend, please RSVP.*
We look forward to seeing you there!
Come learn about education policy issues, engage in discussions, and become part of a movement seeking to unite and connect with legislators and enact positive change in education policy. Policy makers, educators and community members will be discussing the latest education policies, including standards, charter schools, teacher retention and recruitment, and changing demographics in CMS.
Please join Policy Bridge for an evening of local election fundamentals. In addition to covering basic information such as guiding newcomers through the process of viewing their sample ballot online, the following local candidates and policy personnel will have 3-5 minutes to briefly address how their office influences education, their position on education issues, their thoughts on the sales tax referendum, and the impact of growing enrollment and class size on the future of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools:
(Public Policy & Communications at MeckEd)
(R – NC House of Representatives District 88)
(L – NC House of Representatives District 104)
(D – Board of Commissioners District 5)
(R – Board of Commissioners At-Large)
Trevor M. Fuller
(D – Board of Commissioners At-Large)
(R - NC State Senate District 38)
(D – NC House of Representatives District 88)
If you are able to attend, please RSVP.
Map of the Carole Hoefener Center (address in the graphic above). Free parking will be available in the lot across the street, and the code will be sent to the email address associated with the RSVP.
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Come learn about education policy issues, engage in discussions, and become part of a movement of teachers who are seeking to unite and connect with legislators and enact positive change in education policy. Local and state policy makers, educators and community members will be discussing the latest education policies, including pay for performance, school calendar flexibility, teacher tenure, and state testing policies.
RSVP here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GHBTGFZ
Staying Ahead Carolina will be hosting an education forum at UNC Charlotte Uptown Campus from 10am - 12am. This forum focuses on public education options in North Carolina. They will address the impact the current economic environment and demands for more educational choices are having on public schools today, Mecklenburg in particular.
Eddie Goodall- President of the NC Charter Public School Association
Dr. Health Morrison, CMS Superintendent
Rob Bryan, State House of Representative (author of the legislation of the voucher program)
Drop into Selwyn Pub between 7-9 and join our discussion about what we will be doing instead of NC Teacher Walk Out Day.
To read more about what we hope to accomplish Charlotte Observer, October 18: We Shouldn't Walk Out on Our Students
Email: Kayti Stukenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
This committee is in response to the NC Teacher Walk Out Day on Nov. 4. We believe that it is not in the best interest of our students or ourselves to strike. This committee will focus on alternatives strategies for teachers to implement to have their voices heard on that day while still remaining in the classroom.
RSVP to Natalie at email@example.com. Location will be given in response to RSVP .
This committee will be meeting to discuss evaluation systems for merit pay and strategic outreach for face to face meetings with legislators in order to push for the implementation of a teacher created merit pay evaluation system.
RSVP to Kayti at firstname.lastname@example.org. Location will be given in response to RSVP.
Join the conversations that have been going on across the state over issues in education policy and how they are affecting teachers and students. During these meetings action steps and committees are highlighted as next steps to become involved in the movement to bridge the policy gap.
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