Equity in Education Forum Set for Jan. 27
A conversation about education in Montgomery County will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. The Equity in Education Forum is being presented by the George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy, and will bring together a cross-section of educators, government officials and businesses.
Featured guest speakers will be Princess Moss, secretary-treasurer of the National Education Association, and Dr. DeRionne Pollard, the president of Montgomery College. Other speakers will include MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice and Vice President of Corporate Relations for Pepco Holdings Debbi Jarvis.
The event will be held from 8:30–11:30 a.m. (with breakfast and networking from 8:30–9:30 a.m.) The cost is $40 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy’s signature program is Saturday School, which offers affordable academic support and tutoring at 12 locations for Montgomery County students in Grades K–12.
For more information on the event, call 301-287-8980 or visit the Saturday School website.