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Let's Talk: How to Be an Education Advocate

August 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



 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. 



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



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



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.   


Anyone, this event is free and open to the public.