Urban Ed Sponsors Conference on NYC Public Schools After Bloomberg

A conference on “The NYC Public Schools after Mayor Bloomberg” will take place on Tuesday, May 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the ninth floor of the Graduate Center. Among the questions to be addressed are (1) governance and operational structures; (2) accountability based on school and teacher evaluation systems; (3) strategies to improve student performance and close achievement gaps; and (4) parent and community engagement.

The Honorable Kathleen M. Cashin, a member of the New York State Board of Regents, will give the keynote speech. Distinguished panelists will include Zakiyah Ansari, advocacy director, NYS Alliance for Quality Education; Dr. Aurelia L. Curtis, principal of Curtis High School; Catalina R. Fortino, vice president for education, United Federation of Teachers; and Joseph P. Viteritti, professor of public policy, Hunter College.

David C. Bloomfield and Stephan Brumberg, both members of the doctoral faculty in urban education based at Brooklyn College, will serve as moderators. Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Urban Education, this conference is an outgrowth of a workshop on Law and Policy for graduate students.

No reservations are required. For more information, see here.