Friday, March 19, 2010

Breakfast meeting in Oakland with PA Board of Education - March 25 invite

PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATION POLICY FORUM

Western Pennsylvania Breakfast Series” 
Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Holiday Inn Select - University Center - Oakland

FAX RESPONSE FORM - 717-260-9903

(No fax cover sheet required)

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Seating Space is limited. 
Please confirm your attendance by returning this form via FAX to Mattie Robinson at The Education Policy and Leadership Center at 717-260-9903 as soon as possible.

The Education Policy and Leadership Center

EPLC

    Pittsburgh - March 25, 2010

PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATION POLICY FORUM
Western Pennsylvania Breakfast Series” 
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                            Date:                            Thursday, March 25, 2010


                            Place:                            Holiday Inn Select – University Center Oakland

8:00 a.m.               Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.              Speaker:  Adam Schott
Executive Director
Pennsylvania State Board of Education

                                                        Subject: “An Update from the State Board of Education.” 
      
10:00 a.m.              Adjournment

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Adam Schott serves as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Board of Education which has the power and duty to review and adopt regulations that govern educational policies and principles and establish standards governing the educational programs of the Commonwealth, upon recommendation of its councils. The Board has 22 members, ten of whom serve as the Board’s Council of Basic Education and ten of whom serve on the Board’s Council of Higher Education.  Seventeen members are appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, for overlapping terms of six years. Four members of the Board are members of the General Assembly.

Adam Schott has served as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Board of Education since November 2009.  Prior to his current role, Mr. Schott served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Education from March 2008 to October 2009.  He worked closely with the PA Department of Education’s communications and legislative offices to direct outreach and advocacy efforts in support of the administration’s high school graduation requirements initiative.

Mr. Schott served as Assistant Director of the Massachusetts Alliance for Education from 2007 to 2008.  Prior to that, he worked for several years in the Office of Government Relations in the Pennsylvania Department of Education. 

Mr. Schott holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Penn State and a master’s degree in Education Policy and Management from Harvard. He is a member of EPLC’s Education Policy Fellowship Program class of 2003-04.

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The School Finance Project of The Education Policy and Leadership Center is currently supported by generous grants from The Maurice Falk Foundation, Fulfilling the Dream Fund, and the William Penn Foundation.

The Western Pennsylvania Breakfast Series of the Pennsylvania Education Policy Forum
is also supported by additional financial support from the following organizations:
 A+ Schools
Association of Pennsylvania State College and  University Faculties                                         
AFT Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators
Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units
Pennsylvania Association of Pupil Services Administrators
Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools                                                   
Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Pennsylvania School Boards Association Pennsylvania State Education Association

Center for Educational Leadership - University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

1 comment:

sam said...

Nice post.!!I am pretty much sure that many attended that forum..!!Knowing that the forum "“An Update from the State Board of Education.”.I like this blog,very interesting.!

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