Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Fw: Education Policy Forum Breakfast - Pittsburgh - Thursday, April 29,2010

EPLC Invites You to a Thursday, April 29, Education Policy Forum Breakfast in Pittsburgh

The next PA Education Policy Forum on THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2010 in Pittsburgh (Holiday Inn Select - University Center) will feature a discussion about “Govern for Kids” and its work to impress upon the Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates about the most important issues facing children
More information is in the letter below.  There is no fee for the forum, but please RSVP as soon as possible since seating is limited.

You may RSVP for the April 29 Forum by using our easy on-line reservation system which is available by clicking on http://www.eplc.org/forum_westernpa.html

Please feel free to share this information with your colleagues, but everyone must RSVP to attend.

Dear Colleague:

The Education Policy and Leadership Center invites you to attend the next Pennsylvania Education Policy Forum on Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Select - University Center at 100 Lytton Avenue in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.

This Forum, the third in our 2010 Western Pennsylvania Breakfast Series, will feature a panel of guest speakers to discuss Govern for Kids” and its work to impress upon the Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates about the most important issues facing childrenGovern for Kids has focused on seven critical issues: Early Childcare and Education; K-12 Education; Children’s Health; After School; Drop-out Reengagement; College Access; and Child Welfare.

Convened by United Way of Allegheny County, Govern for Kids is a growing coalition of parents, community organizers, concerned citizens and advocates united in their focus on asking the candidates for governor in Pennsylvania to be active champions for Pennsylvania’s future.

Our speakers will include Bob Nelkin, Executive Director of the United Way of Allegheny County, and representatives of several key organizations helping to build this coalition.

A continental breakfast will be available at 8:00 a.m.  The 90-minute program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Please accept this invitation to join other policymakers, educators and community leaders for this important education policy discussion.  There is no registration fee for the program, but seating space is limited. 

Please RSVP as soon as possible by faxing the enclosed form to EPLC at 717-260-9903.  As an alternative, you may RSVP for the Forum by using our easy on-line reservation system that is available at http://www.eplc.org/forum_westernpa.html.


Ronald Cowell, President

The School Finance Project of The Education Policy and Leadership Center is currently supported by generous grants from:

The Falk Foundation

Fulfilling the Dream Fund

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     

Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators     

Pennsylvania School Boards Association     

Pennsylvania State Education Association     

AFT Pennsylvania     

Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals

Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units      

PA Association of Rural and Small Schools  

Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development                         

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

Educational Testing Service (ETS)        

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