Dr. Diane Ravitch

Seattle Education 2010, Social Equality Educators (SEE), and Parents Across America Seattle in conjunction with  Seattle University’s Matteo Ricci College and the College of Education, will be sponsoring a forum with Diane Ravitch, live from New York University via Skype. Three panelists will include Wayne Au with Rethinking Schools,  Jesse Hagopian, a founding member of SEE, Social Equality Educators and yours truly, SPS parent,  co-editor of Seattle Education 2010, a founding member of Parents Across America, founder of Parents Across America Seattle and education activist. Sue Peters, co-editor of Seattle Education 2010, SPS parent and a founding member of Parents Across America will moderate.

The event will be held on October 5, 2010  at 7:00 PM at the Pigott Auditorium on the campus of Seattle University. Doors will open at 6:30 PM.

Signed copies of Dr. Ravitch’s book, The Death and Life of The Great American School System (How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education) will be available and Wayne Au will be signing his books after the forum.

This event is free to the public. Two clock hours will be provided for teachers who attend.

Seating is limited so I would suggest getting there early. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

If you have any questions, you can e-mail me directly at dora.taylor@gmail.com.

I look forward to seeing you there!