Kent Pekel, Huffington Post – Education, October 12, 2015 At the start of the current school year, I was struck by the number of superintendents, principals, and other educational leaders across the country who called on parents to get more involved in their children’s learning. I also noted that many of them promised to […]
The education system has been focused on testing for a decade, yet we see little improvement in closing achievement gaps. We would like to disrupt the current dialogue! What is “The Imperative for 21st Century Learning?” Hear what the Search Institute and Minnesota Humanities Center have discovered makes the difference for our children’s learning. You may be very surprised!
Ask your site councils, your PTAs, your friends and neighbors to join us as we explore what this new imperative might mean for our schools!
$35 includes lunch. Scholarships are available. Please contact laura@parentsunited for more information.
PLEASE REGISTER: RESERVE YOUR PLACE TODAY!
Bonus: Join us at 10 am to network with Legislative Action Committee (LAC) members from other school districts. LAC’s are a great way for parents to influence policy makers around issues they care about in education.
Christopher Magan, Star Tribune, September 26, 2015 Minnesota has work to do if it is going to meet state education leaders’ goal of cutting the achievement gap in half by 2017. State officials’ assertion that school accountability measures released this summer show roughly two-thirds of schools are on track to meet that goal overlooks […]
Parent Leadership Summit The Imperative for 21st Century Learning Oct 2, 2015 11:00 AM-2:00 PM 1640 Larpenteur Ave St Paul, MN 55108 Register There are only two weeks left to reserve your space at our school year kick-off event and we want to make sure you’re there! On October 2, come have lunch with […]