20190926-2019 Up from Poverty: How an Urban School Transformed the Lives and Families of Students in DC

The Partnership for Public Service · 1100 New York Ave. NW · Suite 200 · Washington, DC 20005

6:00pm – 6:30pm Social

6:30pm – 7:30pm Program

Eventbrite - NCAC 2017 Annual Meeting with Keynote Speaker Paul Light, PhD.

Up from Poverty: How an Urban School Transformed the Lives and Families of Students in DC

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 6:00pm-7:30pm

Dr. Cleopatra Hargett-Lawton, Executive Director for the locally-based Institute for Teaching and Learning, will describe how the Perry School in DC recovered from long-term effects of poverty and propelled students into a better social and economic future. As an educational consultant helping transform poorly performing schools for over 40 years, Dr. Hargett-Lawton will highlight what obstacles the school faced, what resources it developed for improved instruction, and how it obtained family and community support for educational achievement. She will give her recommendations for school administrators, teachers, parents, and community leaders.  

6:00pm – 6:30pm Social

6:30pm – 7:30pm Program

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dr.  Cleopatra Hargett-Lawton, Executive Director of the Institute for Teaching and Learning, obtained a B.S. in Chemistry, an M.S in Special Education; and an Ed.D  She has been an educator, author, researcher, and consultant. Currently, she provides strategic planning for educational programming, diversity and sensitivity training, and consults in special education, correctional education, teacher training, curriculum development, and school reform and restructuring. She may be reached at instituteforteachandlearn@gmail.com

Space is limited. Please RSVP.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served.