FYI (It's on My Calendar)
Salon: "Myths and Realities in American Public School Education Today - Seattle Public School Teachers Speak Out"
Thursday, January 27, 2011
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
STCN 160 (LeRoux Room), Student Center
The Academic Salon program and the Diversity, Citizenship, and Social Justice (DCSJ) Core Track hosts a panel discussion with four Seattle Public School teachers who will discuss issues pertinent to the present and future of public education in American schools, from funding problems, private foundations, and charter schools, to curriculum and our local superintendent.
Eric Muhs, award winning National Board Certified Teacher, Seattle Public Schools, Physics & Astronomy
Dan Pickard, Seattle Public Schools, Integrated & Earth Science
India Carlson, Seattle Public Schools, Botany, Horticulture, Integrated Science
Dan Troccoli, Seattle Public Schools, Social Studies, & Seattle Equality Educators
Our featured panelists, who represent a total of more than fifty years experience in education, will present a snapshot of how these issues are presently playing out in Seattle, where teachers and education reformers find themselves in an increasingly bitter conflict.