Insiders Look at Education: Creating Great Teachers
John Merrow, Education Correspondent, NPR/PBS; Author, The Influence of Teachers
Kathleen Martin McCarthy, Recipient, 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching; Teacher, Washington Elementary School, San Leandro
Anthony Smith, Ph.D., Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District
Steven Thomas, Science Teacher/Director, De Anza High School Health Academy, West Contra Costa Unified School District
Dr. Colleen Wilcox, Executive Director, Silicon Valley Alliance For Teachers; Former Superintendent of Schools, Santa Clara County; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors (Moderator)
A panel of high-level educators and experts will discuss what they believe makes a great teacher and what the public and government can do to ensure that standards of excellence are set and adhered to at the primary and secondary level.
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 standard, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Part of the Innovating California Series, sponsored by Chevron. In association with Dartmouth Alumni Association.