EPLC’s School Choices Forum in State College was held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the The Nittany Lion Inn.
8:00 a.m. Registration Opens; Coffee and Networking
8:45 a.m. Introduction – EPLC’s PA School Choices Project
Ron Cowell, President, The Education Policy and Leadership Center
9:00 a.m. Panel: Vision for School Choices in Pennsylvania
Erica Frankenberg, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Education Policy
Studies, College of Education, Penn State University
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Panel: Public School Choices in Pennsylvania
Richard Daubert, Executive Director, Tuscarora Intermediate Unit
Mark D. DiRocco, Superintendent, Lewisburg Area School District
Bob O’Donnell, Superintendent, State College Area School District
Jennifer Donohue, Education Director, Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools
12 Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Panel: What Parents Want to Know About School Choices in Pennsylvania
Bonita Allen, Former Chair, Title I State Parent Advisory Council
Tara Purcell, Legislation and Advocacy Chair, Pennsylvania PTA
Nina Jenkins, Parent, Nittany Valley Charter School
2:30 p.m. Adjourn
Please click here to register. Registration is free of charge.
The School Choices Project of EPLC is supported by a generous grant from the Heinz Endowments.