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City Club Luncheon-Superintendent of Public Instruction Forum

October 19, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

 October 19th Luncheon

Superintendent of Public Instruction Forum

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We welcome you to join us as the two candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction join us in a forum to discuss the issues they will face, should they become the next Superintendent. Our moderator is a City Club Board member, David Olson, who serves on the board of the Peninsula School District. Please join us as we discuss the current standing of all the K-12 schools in our state and what the future holds in the education of our children. Chris Reykdal was elected to the State Legislature six years ago and currently serves as Vice-chair of the House Education Committee. He also serves on the House Higher Education Committee. Chris has served on a local school board and has spent the last fourteen years as an executive in our state’s public community and technical college system. MPA (Public Administration, Public Budget and Finance, Local Government Management), UNC, 1997 BA (Social Studies/Poli-Sci, Teaching Certificate, Geology), Washington State, 1994 Snohomish High School, 1990 Erin Jones, the adopted daughter of two educators, grew up in The Netherlands where her parents taught at the American School of The Hague. She speaks four languages: Dutch, French, English and Spanish. She attended Bryn Mawr College, where she earned a BA in Comparative Literature. Later, she earned her teaching certificate at Pacific Lutheran University with endorsements in English, French, and ELL. In 2007, the Washington Association of Foreign Language Teachers named her Most Innovative Foreign Language Teacher. Erin was selected as a Milken Educator of the Year for Washington state while teaching at Rogers High School in Spokane in 2007. In 2013, Erin was selected as one of ten White House Champions of Change for Educational Excellence for African Americans for her work promoting educational excellence for African-Americans in the community. Most recently, the Washington State PTA honored Erin with their Educator of the Year award in 2015. October 19th, 11:30am-1:15pm  *Free parking in lot across the street

 

Location of the program: Landmark Center, Rooftop Garden Ballroom 45 St. Helens, Tacoma

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Date:
October 19, 2016
Time:
11:30 am - 1:15 pm

Venue

Landmark Center-Rooftop Garden Ballroom
45 St. Helens
Tacoma, 98403
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