Corporate Education Reforms Winners and Losers
Session Presenter: Angela Engel
Session Type(s): Presentation
Date: Friday, August 3, 2012
Time: 2:15 – 3:45 PM
Room: To Be Arranged
Corporate Education Reforms Winners and Losers;
ADVANCING THE CHILDREN’S MOVEMENT
This session is designed to connect values, practice and policies; promoting student-centered learning for both teachers and students that lead to the highest levels of thought, engagement, and integrity in education. Participants will learn how to address the core problems facing American education today, identify the power players, shine the light on the hidden agendas, challenge inequities and create an effective framework for moving forward. This session represents a homecoming as we begin to delve into the important and ongoing work of evolving humanity, building community, and honoring and educating our children.
Angela Engel – Executive Director of Uniting4Kids
Angela Engel is the Co-Founder with Anthony Dallmann-Jones PhD, and Executive Director of Uniting4Kids She is the acclaimed Author of Seeds of Tomorrow: Solutions for Improving Our Children’s Education Angela earned a masters degree in curriculum and instruction and has spent the past twenty years in teaching and administration. In 2008 she led the Children’s Action Agenda, organizing children’s advocacy groups from around Colorado on a common legislative platform. Most recently she designed the “50 State Resolution” to end No Child Left Behind and authored legislation to reduce high-stakes testing, protect parental rights, and improve prevention and early intervention services for low-income children. She is a veteran facilitator for the Family Leadership Training Institute. Prior to teaching, she founded a mentoring and tutoring program for at-risk children and lives in Colorado with her two daughters Grace, 14 and Sophie, 12.