TUESDAY, SEP 18, 2018
"Tackling the Pipeline: Restorative Justice & Conflict Resolution" is the topic of a panel discussion in the Memphis Educational Equity Learning Series set for 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the National Civil Rights Museum. The panel will explore the use of restorative practices and teaching conflict resolution skills as methods of supporting the social, emotional, and academic growth of students. Featured panelists include Randy McPherson, student support manager of behavior and student leadership for Shelby County Schools; Rod Peterson, principal of Oakhaven Middle School; and LeTicia Taylor, licensed restorative practices trainer. The Learning Series is designed to provide Memphians with a better understanding of local education issues as preparation for effective advocacy. The September event is the ninth in the series and will be hosted by Stand for Children in partnership with Campaign Nonviolence Memphis, Pax Christi Memphis, Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition, and the National Civil Rights Museum.
Sep. 18, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
National Civil Rights Museum,
Stand for Children
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104