Action, Strategies and Outcomes
Town Hall & Resource Fair
Mark your calendar for September 12, 2015: OPEN and the Delta Research Educational Foundation are partnering to bring you an open Teacher Efficacy Town Hall. Click here to RSVP!
WHAT: A panel of diverse education leaders discussing the future of the profession; open community planning session where participants will collaborate to create a direct action strategy on how to strengthen New Orleans’ educator workforce from recruitment to retention; and a parent-teacher resource fair that will provide educators and parents with a school supply giveaway, coaching opportunities from master teachers, professional development opportunities, and direct support resources on topics like early childhood, classroom management, trauma-informed instruction, COMPASS, and teaching reading.
WHY: • To connect educators to fellow teachers, community supporters, resources and strategies
• Expand awareness of teacher efficacy
• Increase community support for teachers and the teaching profession
• Create a citizen-led action plan on local educator workforce development from recruitment to retention
• Build a path forward to making New Orleans a “teachers first” city
TOPICS: Teacher training | Classroom instruction strategies | Cultural competence | The role of diversity in teaching| The need for grow-your-own talent | And much more!
WHEN: Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:00am – 2:00pm
WHERE: Xavier University Administration Building Auditorium | 1 Drexel Dr., New Orleans LA
Refreshments, childcare and transportation provided