Some more detailed info regarding the upcoming summit. What do you think?
A fair chance for every child, through good economic times and bad - that’s our commitment to Massachusetts’ kids. The current economic news is bleak - but our kids only grow up once. Featuring hands-on workshops, information sessions, and a chance to meet education leaders, Stand for Children’s 5th Annual Statewide Education will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective advocate for your child and for kids across Massachusetts.
8:30 - 9:30 Registration & Breakfast
9:00 - 10:40 Our Shared Commitment: Partnering to Help Kids in a Tough Economy
10:50 - 12:05 Workshop Session I: Increasing Your Knowledge Base
12:05 - 1:05 Lunch & Building Relationships
1:15 - 2:30 Workshop Session II: Building Your Skills
2:45 - 3:30 Closing session: 2009 Policy Platform presentation
Connect with other grassroots leaders from around the state
Learn how you can improve education in your district and across the state
Hear from the state’s leading policy makers about changes that could affect every child in Massachusetts
Share strategies for winning funding and policy changes that improve schools
Launch our 2009 Legislative Agenda
"I learned great techniques to motivate others in my town to be part of the solution."
- 2008 Summit Attendee