EPLC’s School Choices Forum in State College – April 4, 2012

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

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.


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