Education on Location 2012
The second annual Education on Location community dialogue will be hosted by Millersville University, September 18-20.
The School of Education has planned for various speakers to discuss local education issues during the series.
On September 18, The Hourglass Foundation, in partnership with Millersville will bring Dr. Irvin Scott to Lancaster as the keynote speaker for the kickoff event at The Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster. Scott will be joined by local leaders in the fields of education and technology. The event starts at 5 p.m., with a Forum at 6 p.m.
On September 19, Spencer Fellow Pat Wingert, author of Building a Better Science Teacher, will speak in the University Room at Bolger Conference Center in Gordinier Hall from 8 – 9:30 a.m.
Also on September 19 there will be a town hall meeting titled “Teacher Effectiveness Connected to Teacher Pay,” from 6:30-8 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Multipurpose Room of Stayer Hall and is free and open to the public.
On September 20 the United Way of Lancaster County, PNC Bank and Millersville University have partnered to bring Dr. Stephen Bagnato, professor of pediatrics and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, to speak at the “Business Leadership Breakfast.” Bagnato will join local business leaders and experts in a discussion focused on how investing in early learning and education is one of the most promising ways to help strengthen our region’s economy. The breakfast will be held from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Atrium of the Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster. Cost is $20 per person. For more information, or to register, contact Judi Anderson at 717-824-8124 or email@example.com.
Also on September 20 will be this year’s Anna Funk Lockey Lecture, featuring Sir Ken Robinson, internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. The lecture, titled “Out of our Minds: Learning to be Creative,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Clair Performance Hall at the Winter Center. This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required. Following his lecture, Robinson will conduct a meet and greet and book signing.
For more information on Education on Location, contact Dr. Jane Bray, dean of education and associate provost, at Jane.Bray@millersvile.edu or 717-872-3379.
To view the full schedule of events, as well as links for tickets or to RSVP, visit the Education on Location website.