TUESDAY, DEC 12, 2017
The Memphis Educational Equity Learning Series is closing out the year with "Understanding Quality Education: What Makes a Good School?", facilitated by Conexion Americas's Jaclyn Suffel. This fourth discussion will explore the definition of quality education and what that looks like in our school. Our dicsussion will focus on addressing the following topics: What is a quality education? What makes a good school? In saying that all students deserve a great school, what does that mean? Panelists: Dr. Sharon Griffin, Chief of Schools for SCS; Janiya Douglas, Community Organizer; Karen Vogelsang, 2015 Tennessee Teacher of the Year; and Maya Bugg, Chief Executive Office of the Tennessee Charter School Center. *Childcare will be provided!* Following the discussion, Stand for Children and Memphians for Educational Equity (MEE) will host a post-discussion mixer.
Dec. 12, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry Street Ford Motor Company Theater Memphis, TN 38103
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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