RSVP for Wed. May 13 Virtual Town Hall: Wisconsin School Stories
WHEN: Wednesday, May 13, 6-8 pm
WHERE: ONLINE via Zoom (max capacity: 500 participants). Link will be sent by email to registered participants. Participants can join the video conference computer/table/smartphone or call in by phone (audio only). Video/computer participation recommended as we will share graphics and slides. You can download Zoom for free in advance of receiving the meeting information.
Agenda (subject to change) will include
- Dealing with COVID-19: Stories about the challenges, triumphs, and concerns of districts, parents and educators from around the state
- Learnings from this moment: what's next and what can we do NOW to help?
Sheila Briggs, Assistant State Superintendent, Division for Academic Excellence (DAE) with a welcome from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
Representative Sondy Pope, who has just released a letter from members of the state legislature requesting
support for K-12 education COVID-19 relief funding from WI congressional delegation:
Pete Ross, Chief of Operations, Green Bay Area Public School District
Jill Underly, Superintendent, Pecatonica Area School District
Joanna Rizzotto and Amy Pinkos, South Milwaukee educators
Luke Pinion, Director of Student Services, School District of Waukesha
Allison Space, Superintendent, Goodman Armstrong-Creek school district
Leigh Anne Fraley, Wauwatosa school board member
Elizabeth Ivankovic, President of the Special Education Parent Teachers Association (SEPTA), Eau Claire Area School District
and our Very Special Guest Discussant:
Michael Griffith, Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst, Learning Policy Institute
Mr Griffith's recent posts for LPI's Learning in the Time of COVID-19 series have been enormously helpful in understanding the scope of this crisis on public schools. See them here:
- The Impact of COVID-19 Recession on Teaching Positions
- What Will It Take to Stabilize Schools in the Time of COVID-19
- COVID-19 and School Funding: What to Expect and What You Can Do
WHO: All Network partners and supporters of Wisconsin public schools are welcome to attend.
RSVP below to attend and you will receive the link and call-in info by email in advance of the meeting.
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