Pennsylvania Education Finance Symposium—November 17, Harrisburg

Sponsored by The Education Policy and Leadership Center (http://www.eplc.org):

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Wildwood Conference Center

Harrisburg Area Community College

8:00 a.m.

Registration Opens; Coffee and Networking

8:30 a.m.

Welcome; Update on PA School Funding Campaign

9:00 a.m.
"Promoting Student Achievement in Tough Budget Times"

Allan Odden, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, School of Education at University of Wisconsin; Co-Director, Consortium for Policy Research in Education at Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin; Co-Director at Strategic Management of Human Capital

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion - "Effects of 2011-2012 State Budget on School Districts and Students"

Representatives of PA Association of School Administrators and PA Association of School Business Officials

12 Noon

Lunch

12:45 p.m.
"A National Perspective: Education Finance in the States and the national Equity and Excellence Commission"

Michael Rebell, Professor and Executive Director of The Campaign for Educational Equity, at Teachers College, Columbia University

2:00 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m.
Legislative Panel

Legislators Leaders/Staff will discuss significant education funding issues looking forward to the 2012-2013 state budget.

3:30 p.m.

Adjourn

The 2011 Education Finance Symposium is supported by grants from William Penn Foundation, Falk Foundation, and the Fulfilling the Dream Fund.

Please go to http://www.eplc.org/policy-programs-and-projects/forums-and-special-events/  for more information and to register.

Registration received on or before November 15 is $30. After November 15 and on-site, registration is $40.

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