May 19th OPEN Policy Breakfast — Panel Lineup Now Announced!

Join OPEN for a morning of data and discussion on the education policies shaping Louisiana’s future, with commentary from:


The Honorable LaToya Cantrell
New Orleans City Council, District B; 2017 Mayoral Candidate

PANEL I: Ready for School, Ready for Life — Louisiana Early Childhood Supports

Moderator: Melanie Bronfin, Executive Director, Louisiana Policy Institute for Children

Dr. Stacy Drury Director, Tulane Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Laboratory | Thelma French President & CEO, Total Community Action | Mary Garton Chief Portfolio Officer, Orleans Parish School Board | Dana Henry New Orleans City Director, Stand for Children | Kathy Namba Education Specialist, Early Head Start | Sarah Taylor Master Teacher, Educare New Orleans

PANEL II: Unified and Fair: Accountability and Equity in New Orleans Schools

Moderator: Oliver Thomas, Host, The Good Morning Show

Rashida Govan, Ph.D. Policy and Development Consultant, The Urban League of Louisiana | Dina Hasitosis Executive Director of School Performance, Orleans Parish School Board | Alexina Medley Principal, Warren Easton Charter High School | Colleston Morgan Chief Strategy Officer, Orleans Parish School Board | Takema Robinson Principle, Converge | Jonathan Wilson President, 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans