Deborah Meier, principal, author, educator
Date: January 30, 2004 PST Location: Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Tickets $15, available at the College Bookstore
Free to Lewis & Clark College students
Deborah Meier is the MacArthur Award-winning founder of the Central Park East School in East Harlem and the Mission Hill School in Boston, where she is currently co-principal. She has been a fellow at the Annenburg Institute for School Reform and is vice chair emeritus of the Coalition of Essential Schools. She is author of The Power of Their Ideas: Lessons for American from a Small School in Harlem and In Schools We Trust: Creating Communities of Learning in an Era of Testing and Standardization.
Meier will give the keynote address for the 2nd Annual Small Schools Conference
Small is Not Enough: Creating High Achieving Schools for All Students
Small Schools Northwest will engage school communities in a community forum entitled Small is Not Enough: Creating High Achieving Schools for All Students. The event will bring together students, parents, community members, teachers and administrators to share their experience, learning, and struggles around the creation of smaller learning communities.
For more information and registration go the Small Schools Northwest website: http://www.lclark. edu/~ssw/