April 11, 2011

Education leaders to discuss ‘The Future of Teaching’

On Monday, April 25, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education will host a panel discussion titled “The Future of Teaching: New Common Core Standards, New Assessments and New Evaluations—What Does It All Mean for Students and Teachers?” at 6:30 p.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium on the Homewood campus. This is the third discussion in the school’s Shaping the Future series addressing the most challenging issues in public education. Introductory remarks by panel members will be followed by a Q&A.

The panelists are Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers; Michael Cohen, president of Achieve Inc.; Richard Lemons, vice president of Education Trust; and Sonja Brookins Santelises, chief academic officer of Baltimore City Public Schools. The event should be of particular interest to teachers, school leaders, parents and community groups. RSVPs are encouraged and can be submitted online at education.jhu.edu/shaping_future/index
.html. For more information, contact Jim Campbell at 410-516-5588 or jcamp@jhu.edu.