Confused about Public Education Issues in Louisiana? Watch Educating Louisiana, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m., Cox Cable 4 in NOLA, BR and Lafayette
The Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, Caroline Roemer-Shirley, Executive Director, is hosting a weekly series on the state of public education in Louisiana, focusing on the increasing diversity of options in the public school market.
The half-hour show, titled Educating Louisiana, airs every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on Cox Cable Station 4 in the Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans markets. The show is hosted by Veronica Brooks, LAPCS's Policy Director.
Ms. Brooks began her career in education with Teach for America as a middle school science teacher and went on to work with Washington D.C. Public Schools and the Louisiana Department of Education before joining LAPCS. She earned a Masters in Public Policy, with a focus on Education, from George Washington University.
What: Sci High will be hosting Health 360, an interactive fair that highlights physical and emotional wellness, strategies for healthy living and careers in Health Care and STEM fields.
When: Thursday, March 27 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 5625 Loyola Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115
Why: The event will consist of four segments, providing every Sci High student with the opportunity to visit a walk-through Health Fair, participate in physical activities, attend two Wellness Workshops and meet with three local professionals.
Sci High thanks LSPCA, Louisiana State University, LPHI, NO AIDS Task Force, Rite Aid, Sodexo and Tulane University for partnering this great event.
MARCH 28: CEO Evaluation With the High Bar
The Top Shelf, a program of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, will partner with Marci Cornell-Feist of The High Bar to deliver a lively and interactive session for charter governing boards on the ins and outs of evaluating their school’s CEO.
CEO Evaluation with The High Bar will take place 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, March 28, 1555 Poydras, 7th Floor.
Charter school governing board members are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to learn from one of the most accomplished national experts on charter school To register, click https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceo-evaluation-with-the-high-bar-tickets-10531232199 or call Makiyah Moody, 504.274.3649.
WHAT: New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy (NOMMA) Charter School will host a Building Dedication Ceremony celebrating its new complex. The dedication will include a special ceremony featuring local and state guest speakers, a key note address by LtGen Rich Mills, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, and a reception to follow.
WHEN: Thursday, March 20, 9:00 am
WHERE: 425 O’Bannon Street, New Orleans, LA 70146 in Federal City in Algiers
The Warren Easton Charter High School Cotillion will be held this Saturday with special entertainment from DJ Chicken and feature the Warren Easton Winter Cotillion Court.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Winter Cotillion Ceremony
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Cotillion Dance
9:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70130
“A leader is a dealer in hope.”
Serving as St. Paul’s pastor since November 2004, Rev. Palmer moved to Bogalusa from New Orleans, where he had been pastor of historic St. Peter AME Church, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. In addition to his full-time responsibilities as a pastor, Rev. Palmer also chairs the board of Northshore Charter School.
“I have been very interested in the education of our youth. When I was asked to support this charter school, I saw the opportunity to truly make a difference and give parents and children choice,” says Rev. Palmer.
As Board President, his responsibilities include presiding over meetings and providing oversight of the charter school’s operations. Prior to being Board President, he was Treasurer.