THANKS TO ALL SPEAKERS , VOLUNTEERS AND PARTICIPANTS!
White House Convening Conference on Education
TOGETHER FOR TOMORROW
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016
9 a.m.-12 p.m. SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2016
Harrisburg Hilton Hotel
The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg is joining with the City of Harrisburg, Messiah College and the Harrisburg School District, as well as the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education to sponsor a 1 ½-day conference on :
“Building Capacity and Community through Sustaining Partnerships”
This two-part convening is part of Together for Tomorrow (TFT) – a national initiative to spotlight and foster partnerships among schools, families, national service programs, and community-based organizations in order to propel improvement of our lowest-performing schools.
Ken Bedell – Senior Advisor in the Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Center
Max Finberg – U.S. Department of Education, Director of AmeriCorps VISTA , Corporation for National Community Servic
Pedro Rivera – Pennsylvania Secretary of Education
The Honorable Eric Papenfuse – Mayor, City of Harrisburg
Plus Three Breakout Session and Two Special Saturday Panels! See information HERE.
Executive Business panel with regional business leaders one whether American students are
being prepared for the Globalized Marketplace:
And a President’s Panel featuring presidents of colleges and universities in Central Pennsylvania on the challenges and obstacles to better collaboration with K-12.