October:17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
November: 14, 15
October: 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
Inquirer editorial: Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. deserves credit for maintaining a steady hand while trying to navigate the school district's financial challenges.
WHYY Newsworks BY AVI WOLFMAN-ARENT SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Linking education to U.S. economic prosperity is not exactly a novel idea, and research time and time again has supported this philosophy. However, improving the country's education system could be a long haul, according to a new study by the Economic Policy Institute. The problem? It's hard to recruit the best college grads to the sector when teachers get paid less than other college graduates with similar occupations, the study says.
Here's what public school teachers earn weekly on average. Only the states in green pay their teachers more than $1,000 a week.
Audio engineers tend to get short shrift. When it comes to records, their immense role in shaping a performer's sound is almost always invisible. Only a few get the recognition they merit. One of them is Rudy Van Gelder, who died August 25th at 91. The most celebrated audio engineer in the jazz field, Van Gelder never aspired to anything but engineering; he never produced and had no desire to.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30 PM
The Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building
100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA
Honoring: Pepper Hamilton LLP, Signe Wilkinson, Dr. Monique W. Morris
And presenting the ELC PRO BONO AWARD to Paul Saint-Antoine & Chanda Miller
of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
2016 National Anthem Sing-A-Long - September 9th
American Public Education Foundation Website
The Star-Spangled Banner will be sung by school children nationwide on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10:00am PST and 1:00pm EST. Students will learn about the words and meaning of the flag and sing the first stanza. This will be the third annual simultaneous sing-a-long event created by the APEF-9/12 Generation Project. The project aims to bring students together – as the world came together – on September 12, 2001.
The 2016 Arts and Education Symposium will be held on October 27 at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg Convention Center. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Arts Education network and EPLC, the Symposium is a Unique Networking and Learning Opportunity for:
Program and registration information are available here.
PA Principals Association website Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:43 AM
To receive the Early Bird Discount, you must be registered by August 31, 2016:
Members: $300 Non-Members: $400
Featuring Three National Keynote Speakers: Eric Sheninger, Jill Jackson & Salome Thomas-EL