Terry Peterson's National Book Release and Webinar at the National Press Club

February 01, 2013 | marcus@ya.org

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Live Webcast — Speakers: 9 to 10 am EST; Discussion: 10 to 11 am EST
Streamed live from the National Press Club in Washington, DC, this webcast will unveil a groundbreaking new compendium, Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success.
Edited by Terry K. Peterson, PhD, this seminal work features studies, reports and commentaries by more than 100 thought leaders including elected officials, educators, researchers, advocates and other prominent authors.
Join us as we highlight the bold and persuasive evidence from the field that engaging opportunities—drawing from robust partnerships—yield positive outcomes for students and for community and family engagement in learning.
In conjunction with the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project, this event and
publication are made possible by the C.S. Mott Foundation.
Speakers will include:
Mayor Christopher Coleman, City of St. Paul, MN
Gail Connelly, National Association of Elementary School Principals
Ayeola Fortune, United Way Worldwide
Delia Pompa, National Council of La Raza
Deborah Lowe Vandell, University of California, Irvine
Jim Kohlmoos, National Association of State Boards of Education
…and others!