Event Announcement

Forum on Educational Barriers in the Community

Event Announcement: Forum on Educational Barriers in the Community

WHO: Top educators from Winchester Public Schools and Frederick County Public Schools will participate in an open dialogue focused on overcoming systemic barriers in education. Panelists will include the superintendents, human resource directors, and equity leaders for both school districts, as well as teachers, a family liaison and a school board member.
The event is being hosted through a partnership between the Winchester-Area NAACP, City of Winchester, United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley, and a diverse group of Community Ambassadors.

WHAT: Community Forum: Educational Barriers in the Community. The following topics we be open for discussion:  Diversity hiring policies and procedures  Recruiting and retaining teacher benefits to attract a more diverse of applicants  Inequalities in the educational system especially in regards to lower income and people of color  Improving community partnerships and student relations  Student curriculum  Questions from the audience as time allows

WHERE: 100% Virtual via Zoom - Join us here: https://zoom.us/j/99577261604 (Registration is now required. The link will be “live”)
WHEN: Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

MORE DETAILS: The event will be moderated by Yolanda Gibson, vice president for student affairs at Shenandoah University.
This is the fourth in a series of forums hosted by the group. Previous topics included improving relationships between law enforcement and the community and inequalities in healthcare.