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Let's Talk: How to Be an Education Advocate

Aug 22, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

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Event Summary

Join us for an evening of action-based discussion on How to Be an Education Advocate. Learn how you can advocate for: 

               • Your child

               • Your teacher

               • Your school district

 

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa

Auditorium, Conference Center
700 North Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106

Event Details

Tulsa World is hosting a special community forum to openly discuss how to be an education advocate for your child, teacher, and school district. Joining us for this evening are:

Joy Hofmeister, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Deborah Gist, Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent

Shaniqua Ray, 2018 Tulsa Teacher of the Year

Kathy Seibold, Impact Tulsa Executive Director

Tristy Fryer, Co-Chair of the Bixby Parent Legislative Action Committee and Administrator of Oklahoma Parents and Educators for Public Education

Moderator for the evening: Wayne Greene, Tulsa World

 

QUESTIONS:

 If you would like to submit a question for our panel, please submit it when you RSVP. Questions will also be taken during the forum's Q & A.  You can also tweet your questions @tulsaworld and using the hashtag #LetsTalk. 

 

GET INVOLVED:

Before the forum, learn how you can get involved in your community. Hear about volunteer opportunities and initiatives to move Tulsa forward. Joining us in the atrium, are:

               • Reading Partners

               • The Pencil Box

               • Tulsa Classroom Teachers Association

               • ImpactTulsa

 

PARKING:

There is ample parking around the auditorium in the conference center. The closest parking lots are Lots D & E. For directions once you've arrived on campus & for a campus map which shows the location of the parking lots, visit this link

 

SECURITY:

OSU-Tulsa is a place of education, therefore, we ask that all attendees please adhere to campus policies regarding weapons. Their policy states: "OSU-Tulsa [policy] prohibits deadly weapons on campus." 

If you show up with a weapon, this includes those with permits to lawfully carry firearms, you will not be admitted into the forum and you will be asked to leave.   

 

WHO CAN ATTEND:
Anyone, this event is free and open to the public.