"The Federal Role in Pre-K to 12 Education—too little, just right, too much?” is the topic for the kick-off luncheon forum on Friday, Oct. 21 at the (377 Paseo Grande).
The forum is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Eden Area (LWVEA) and the American Association of University Women—Castro Valley-Hayward Branch (AAUW).
Three expert panelists will discuss what the Federal Role in Education was and is now, Common Core Standards and Testing, and Equity and Financial Issues.
The speakers include: Jo Loss, Castro Valley School District Board Member and former State PTA president; Dr. Dennis Byas, Superintendent of the , and Fernando Yanez, principal of Longwood Elementary of the Hayward School District, who was recently commended for his school’s significant improvement in test scores.
Registration for the forum begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. The panelists are scheduled to speak at 12:30 p.m. and the "Q & A" portion is at 1:15 p.m.
The cost of lunch is $10 if paid by October 18 or $15 if paid at the door. Checks for lunch should be made out to LWVEA and mailed to LWVEA Treasurer, P. O. Box 2234, Castro Valley, 94546.
There is no charge for people who would like to attend after 12:30 for the program only. Everyone is asked to RSVP to Suzanne at 538-9678 or by email to email@example.com. Information can also be found at the LWVEA website.