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October 20, 2011

Dear Supporter:

Thanks for registering for our Oct. 26 forum, A Conversation on Education: Five Big Ideas for Public Education, with nationally-recognized education expert David Kirp, author of Kids First: Five Big Ideas For Transforming Children's Lives and America's Future.

We have an exciting morning planned. An agenda is included below in this e-mail. There are still a few spots left, so tell your friends and colleagues to register today. If something has come up and you can’t attend, please let us know by e-mailing balcaraz@acnj.org so we have an accurate head count.

Look forward to seeing you on the 26th.


A Conversation on Education Reform: Five Big Ideas For Public Education

With David Kirp, author of Kids First: Five Big Ideas For Transforming Children's Lives and America's Future

October 26, 2011

Kenilworth Inn, Kenilworth, N.J.

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Book signing with David Kirp

9:00 - 10:00 a.m

Presentation by David Kirp on Five Big Ideas for reforming public education

10:00 - 10:45 a.m

Panel discussion on supports that help children achieve academically.

Moderated by ACNJ Executive Director Cecilia Zalkind

Panel Members:

Lisa von Pier
, M. Div.,  Director, Division of Prevention and Community Partnerships, NJ Department of Children and Families, (home visitation)

Mary Jane Linnehan
, MSN, MPH, CPNP, Nurse Practitioner/ Clinical Director, Newark School Based Health Centers, Jewish Renaissance Medical Center, (school-based health services)

Carlos Lejnieks
, Executive Director, Big Brothers/Big Sisters (mentoring)

Cynthia Rice
, Senior Policy Analyst, Advocates for Children of New Jersey (preschool and early learning)

Jo Ann Joseph
, Education Supervisor, Newark Preschool Council  (children’s savings accounts)

10:45 -11 a.m.


11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Breakout discussions on issues/ideas for education reform

11:30 am - Noon

Report out and wrap-up

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