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Block to the Boardroom: Why Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility
Monday, May 7, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM (CDT)
May 7, 2012 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | Southern Methodist University
Umphrey Lee Center, Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor
3300 Dyer Street Dallas, TX 75205
As our city prepares for the arrival of the new DISD superintendent, conversations will take place around dinner tables, in boardrooms, during community events and at faith gatherings about how a new leader will impact public education in Dallas.
This breakfast serves as a catalyst for those conversations, and it provides an opportunity to expand the conversation in two critically important ways. The event's five-person panel, moderated by Dean David J. Chard of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, will discuss our ethical responsibility in providing high quality education for every child in Dallas, as well as explore ways we - individually and collectively - can lend our support to the new DISD superintendent to strengthen public education.
Dean David J. Chard, Moderator
Dean, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University
Reverend Gerald Britt
Vice President of Public Policy & Community Program Development, CitySquare
Florencia Velasco Fortner
CEO, Dallas Concilio
Torrence H. Robinson
Senior Director of Community Affairs, Fluor Foundation
Columnist, Dallas Morning News
Executive Director, Commit!
Mayor Mike Rawlings
Mayor, City of Dallas
Director, Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility
Executive Director, Center on Communities and Education
$50/Person or $25/SMU Employee (includes breakfast)
Parking and FAQs
Guest parking is free and will be located on SMU's Bishop Blvd. Please park on the inner loop of Bishop Blvd that runs through the center of campus. Umphrey Lee is just a few steps away.
Check-in for the event will begin at 7:00 a.m. and the breakfast will start promptly at 7:30 a.m.