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2011 Rhode Island Public Charter School Consortium

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

3:30 PM-7:30 PM

Cost: Free

Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903

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The 2011 Rhode Island Public Charter School Consortium will feature renowned education/social justice advocate Jonathan Kozol speaking on "The Formidable Challenges and Passionate Rewards of Those Who Teach Our Children."

The Public Charter School Expo will follow. Learn about RHode Island's 15 public charter schools. This FREE event is open to educators, parents and community members. 

3:30 - 4 pm -- Refreshments & Registration

4 pm -- Presentation of the Peter McWalters Professional Educator Award Introcution of Jonathan Kozol

4:30 pm -- Keynote Address and Q&A with Jonathan Kozol

5:30 - 7:30 pm -- Public Charter School Expo - learn about Rhode Island's 15 public charter schools

Pre-registration required. Register at richarterconference.com.

Continuing education credits are available to educators who attend this event.