General Meeting: Oregon Learns - The Future of Education in Oregon
Join LWV Portland for a panel discussion on the future of education in Oregon and Portland. This meeting is free and the public is welcome to attend.
Feb 13, 2013
from 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
|Where||Board Room, Multnomah County Building, 501 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland|
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Governor Kitzhaber last year began a program to redesign education in Oregon: its structure, content and most of all its outcomes. In February we will learn the details of the Governor's program, the research behind it, how a major employer views change in education, and a Portland educator's views on accomplishing its goals.
- Ben Cannon, Education Policy Advisor to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Rhodes Scholar and former Oregon State Representative.
- John Tapogna, President, ECONorthwest, author of the analysis that is the foundation for much of the Governor’s program.
- Maureen Fallt, leads workforce planning efforts for Portland General Electric and administers management development and diversity programs for the company.
- Robert C. Stewart, Superintendent of the Gladstone School District, founder of the Gladstone Center for Children and Families.