Watch Here: EPLC’s December “Focus on Education” TV Show Featuring a Discussion on School District-Related Education Foundations and an Interview with PA PTA President Bonita Allen

This EPLC “Focus on Education” TV Program on PCN initially aired on Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 p.m. EST. Click here to watch the show.

The program included the following:

Part 1: A Panel Discussion on School District-Related Education Foundations, including:
Robin Jones, Executive Director, Lion Foundation
Paul Richer, Executive Director, Lancaster Education Foundation
Leah Spangler, CEO, The Learning Lamp & Ignite Education Solutions

Part 2: A Discussion with Bonita Allen, President of the Pennsylvania PTA

All EPLC “Focus on Education” TV shows are hosted by EPLC President Ron Cowell.
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“Focus on Education” is a monthly program focusing on education issues in Pennsylvania.
The program has recently included interviews with political analyst Dr. G. Terry Madonna; leaders of the State YMCA of Pennsylvania, the PA School Boards Association, the PA Early Learning Investment Commission and Education Voters PA; a PHEAA student aid officer to discuss higher education financial aid opportunities for students and their families; leadership from several arts education organizations on the implications of state and federal budgets for the arts, humanities, culture, and libraries; PA Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera, the PA State Board of Education Chairman and Executive Director, and the leadership of several statewide education associations to discuss Governor Wolf’s proposed 2017-2018 education budget. Additional shows have included interviews with PA Senate Education Committee Chair Lloyd K. Smucker and discussions on arts education in PA, teacher preparation, school curriculum and instruction, and many more topics.

Recording of all the past “Focus on Education” episodes are posted at
“Focus on Education” airs on the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. EST on Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) and then airs again several times throughout the same month.

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