New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education will host the annual meeting of the National School Reform Faculty, which will include sessions on school reform and small-school development, on Sat., Oct. 29, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at NYU’s Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, 10th Floor (at LaGuardia Place). Speakers at the event, “A Conversation Among Small School Designers,” will include the following: Michele Cahill, the senior counselor for education policy at New York City’s Department of Education; NYU’s Deborah Meier, author of The Power of Their Ideas, Lessons to America from a Small School in Harlem and In Schools We Trust; Steven Strull, local instructional superintendent in the East Bronx; Eric Nadelstern, chief academic officer for new schools for New York City’s Department of Education; NYU’s Pedro Noguera, co-director of the Center for Research on Urban Schools and Globalization; Alan Dichter, co-author of The Power of Protocols; and NYU’s Joseph McDonald, a member of the design team of the new University Neighborhood High School, located on the Lower East Side.
The event is free and open to the public, which must RSVP at www.education.nyu.edu/conference/nsrf or by calling 212.992.9380. Reporters interested in attending the event should contact James Devitt, Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- WHAT: “A Conversation Among Small School Designers”
- WHEN: Sat., Oct. 29, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
- WHERE: NYU’s Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, 10th Floor [at LaGuardia Place]) [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]