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Teach for America Bay Area presents Policy Night 2001 "Systemic E ducational Reform in the Bay Area"

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  • Beth Sutkus
    Teach for America Bay Area presents Policy Night 2001 Systemic Educational Reform in the Bay Area An evening of discussion and critical thought. This
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      Teach for America Bay Area presents Policy Night 2001 "Systemic Educational Reform in the Bay Area"

      Teach for America Bay Area presents Policy Night 2001 "Systemic Educational Reform in the Bay Area"

      An evening of discussion and critical thought. This exciting evening will be an opportunity for Teach For America corps members and alumni to explore systemic education reform through charter schools, government initiatives, small schools, and alternative routes to teacher development.

      Stanford Univeristy
      Thursday, May 17
      7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

      Confirmed Panelists:

      Mike Kirst - considered the key authority on educational politics in CA, and is regularly quoted in the NY Times, on NPR, etc.

      Don Shalvey - the CEO of Aspire Public Schools, one of the leading examples of social entreprenuership related to education.

      Herb Kohl - author of "36 Children", and a host of other books about education. Director of USF Program for Teaching Excellence and Social Justice.

      Carolyn Nelson - Director, Elementary Education Teacher Credential Program and The San Jose APEX Program (Accelerated Program for Excellence in Education), one of the first alternative credential programs of its kind.

      Dennis Chaconas - Superintendent of Schools for the Oakland Unified School District. An educator for more than 29 years, serving as a mathematics teacher, principal at Oakland Technical High from 1983 to l989, an assistant superintendent for Oakland schools from

      1990 to 1993, and Superintendent of Schools in Alameda for the last seven years.

      Moderated by Rob Reich '92 TFA Alumni and Assistant Professor of Political Science, Ethics in Society, and, by courtesy, Education, at Stanford University.

      Directions - From 101fwy. exit University Avenue West.  Follow University Avenue as it crosses El Camino Real and enters the Stanford Campus. University Avenue is south of Willow Road and north of Oregon Expressway.  Building 300, Room 300 is located near the clock tower

      across from the school of education.


      Jonathan Klein
      Executive Director, Bay Area
      Teach For America
      344 20th Street, Suite 201M
      Oakland, CA 94612
      wk 510-444-2377

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